Tire, electronic recycling event scheduled

By Paul Ploumis

TIFTON — In association with the City of Tifton, Keep Tift Beautiful plans to host a free tire and electronic recycling event.

The event is scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-noon, Oct. 22 and 23, at the Cato Knight parking lot on Central Avenue.

Funded by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the Local Scrap Tire Abatement Reimbursement Program, it marks the fourth year the city and KTB have organized the recycling event, city officials said in a statement.

 

Residents can drop off a maximum of 10 tires no larger than 22 inches per household and will be permitted to drop off electronics such as cell phones, keyboards, computers, laptops, cables, VCR and DVD players and cameras. Televisions and CRT monitors will not be included.

Participants will be asked to unload their own tires and electronics. Work gloves are suggested, but will not be provided, city officials said.

For more information, call (229) 391-3947 or visit www.tifton.net.