TROY — Miami County Tire Recycling Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Miami County Fairgrounds.
Sponsored by the Miami Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), Miami County Ag Society, Kelbley Transport and Miami East FFA, the event is open to Miami County residents, farmers, municipalities and townships.
Tires cannot be accepted from junk yards, garages, auto repair shops, tire/auto/truck/farm equipment dealerships or motorcycle/ATV repair shops or dealerships.
The cost is 50 cents per tire for passenger tires (up to 17 inches) and $5 per tire for farm/semi tires. Each participant is limited to 10 tires per load. Rims must be removed and tires must be secured, tarped or enclosed.
Miami East FFA students and other volunteers will be on hand to unload vehicles.
To register your number of tires, set up a drop-off time and make payment, register between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays at the Miami SWCD, 1330 N. County Road 25-A, Troy. Registration, which is one a first-come, first-served basis, lasts through Sept. 5. Payment is by cash or check only and no phone registrations will be accepted. The number of tires to be collected is limited to 1,600-2,000.
For more information, call (937) 335-7645 or visit www.miamiswcd.org.