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Posted on: June 1, 2023

San Juan County Citizen Input Needed: Do You Have Waste Tires?

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. June 1, 2023 - Do you have old tires you’d like to dispose of? Let the County know! San Juan County’s Solid Waste Program is assessing the waste tire disposal needs of local citizens in an effort to provide better solutions into the future. 

“Large amounts of waste tires present pollution and fire risk hazards and it is important to remove them from the environment,” said Katie Fleming, Solid Waste Coordinator in San Juan County’s Department of Environmental Stewardship.

The department is considering  a waste tire amnesty collection event for private citizens. This event would help pay for disposal costs.SJC Waste Tires Facebook Post

Please contact Katie Fleming at katief@sanjuanco.com or 360-762-5821 with the number of waste tires you would bring to an amnesty event and your location by June 15, 2023. 

Media Contact: Katie Fleming, Solid Waste Coordinator, katief@sanjuanco.com, 360-762-5821

 About San Juan County’s Department of Environmental Stewardship    

San Juan County’s Department of Environmental Stewardship is responsible for solid waste, marine resources, clean water, cultural resources, and climate and sustainability work.  The department offices are located at 1609 Beaverton Valley Rd, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more information about San Juan County’s Department of Environmental Stewardship, visit www.sanjuanco.com/839/Environmental-Stewardship.

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