The Tehama County Solid Waste Management Agency will conduct a free passenger tire collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Tehama County and Red Bluff Landfill, 19995 Plymire Road, Red Bluff; Los Molinos High School parking lot, 7900 Sherwood Blvd., Los Molinos and Rancho Tehama and Manton transfer stations.
The agency encourages Tehama County residents to dispose of their old tires during this event. Tires collected will be recycled into waste tire-derived products. This free event will accept passenger tires from Tehama County residents only. There are restrictions to the event:
Up to 9 tires without exemption, 20 tires with exemption; Multiple trips for a maximum of 40 tires will be accepted; No large truck tires, equipment tires, off-road tires; No tires larger than 17 inches; No oil, paint, batteries, appliances or other items; Tires must be Off-the-Rim to be accepted; No tires from waste tire generating businesses.
If tires were illegally dumped, call (530) 528-1103 for additional information
Electronic waste will be accepted at the Los Molinos High School only during the tire event. E-waste can also be brought to the Tehama County and Red Bluff Landfill at no charge every day.
For details about exemptions, or the acceptance of passenger tires, call (530) 528-1103 or visit the Agency’s website at www.tehamacountylandfill.com.
For information regarding the disposal of tires not accepted during this event, call Waste Tire Products at (530) 865-4588.
This free passenger tire recycling event is paid for by a grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.