Yolo County will host a free tire recycling event at the Yolo County Central Landfill, 44090 County Road 28H northeast of Davis, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Yolo County residents and farmers are encouraged to turn in their used passenger car, truck or tractor tires during this free event, made possible through a grant from the state Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle). Participants may bring up to nine tires to be recycled free of charge.
Tires can be with or without rims but must be filled with air, with no solid areas. For more information on restrictions, call Pam Hedrick, Yolo County recycling coordinator, at 530-666-8856.
Residents, farmers and ranchers may call the Yolo County Environmental Health Department at 530-666-8646 to obtain a hauling exemption allowing for transport of up to 20 tires per vehicle. Two trips are allowed on the permit (maximum of 40 tires).
The next tire amnesty event will be Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Esparto Recycling and Solid Waste Facility, 27075 County Road 19A in Esparto.