FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Thursday, June 8, 2022
CONTACT: Meghan Barwick, Public Information Officer
Telephone: (229) 671-2491
City & County Public Works Host Free Scrap Tire Recycling Event
Lowndes County, Georgia: Lowndes County and the City of Valdosta Public Works Departments will host a free scrap tire recycling event for all City and County residents. Residents can drop off tires on weekdays beginning Tuesday, June 21 through Friday, July 1, 2022, from 7 am to 5 pm at Lowndes County Public Works located at 550 Gil Harbin Industrial Blvd.
Tires must be regular car/truck size and off rim. No tractor or semi-truck tires will be accepted. No businesses are permitted to bring their tires to this event. Residents can drop off up to 200 tires per household.
This event was implemented in 2018 when staff from both Public Works Departments noticed tires discarded into ditches and rights-of-ways all around Lowndes County. By starting this program, homeowners and residents with worn-out or unwanted tires are provided a better alternative to dispose of these tires, helping keep Valdosta-Lowndes County clean.
This event is made possible through a grant offered by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GEPD). The scrap tire event is drop-off-only, and there will be no pick-up option available.
For more information contact Lowndes County Public Works, at 229.671.2700 or the City of Valdosta Public Works at 229-259-3585.