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Lunenburg County and Meridian Waste Offer Free Tire Disposal Drop-Off & Recycling

Nov 1, 2022
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MEDIA ALERT

 

Lunenburg County and Meridian Waste Offer 

Free Tire Disposal Drop-Off & Recycling

 

Residents of Lunenburg County Are Encouraged to Drop Off Used Passenger Tires for FREE on November 12

 

WHO: Meridian Waste and the company’s Lunenburg Landfill, along with Lunenburg County, are sponsoring a free, one-day-only passenger tire drop-off event. 

 

WHAT: Residential citizens of Lunenburg County are encouraged to take advantage of this one-time event to recycle used passenger tires free of charge. 

 

What citizens need to know before they arrive:

  • Proof of Lunenburg County residency is required.

  • Limit of four passenger tires per household.

  • Applicable tires have a 17-inch diameter maximum (rim size).

  • Non-commercial passenger truck tires (such as tires for a Ford F-150 or Chevy 1500) will be accepted.

    • Commercial tires and tire dealers are prohibited. 

  • Rims must be removed and will not be accepted.

  • Tires must be clean and free of mud.



WHEN: Saturday, November 12, 2022, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon).

 

WHERE: Meridian Waste Lunenburg Landfill  45 Landfill Rd., Lunenburg, Va.

 

WHAT: The Tire Drop-Off Day is to help citizens clean up Lunenburg County and their personal property and diminish breeding environments for mosquitos by encouraging the drop-off and recycling of passenger tires during this one-time event. 

“We strongly encourage residents to take advantage of this opportunity to help clean up the community by dropping off their used and unwanted passenger tires,” said Lunenburg Landfill’s General Manager and Lunenburg County resident Joe Gustaf. “Improperly discarded tires can take 50 to 80 years to break down, release gasses into the environment, and are fire hazards. Let us help keep the environment safe and clean for future generations through this free passenger tire drop-off and recycling event.”

Lunenburg County and Meridian Waste sponsor this event by covering the costs associated with the collection, transportation, and recycling of the collected tires. After the event, the tires will be transported to a recycling center for processing. Recycled tires can be used as reclaimed material for various projects, from new road construction to playgrounds, arena footing, and other civil engineering endeavors. 

 

MORE INFORMATION:

For more information on the Tire Drop-Off event, visit MeridianWaste.com/LunenburgTireDrop.             

 

For more information about Meridian Waste’s services in Virginia, visit https://www.MeridianWaste.com/VA/.



IMAGE: Lunenburg County, Va. and Meridian Waste Lunenburg Landfill are sponsoring a one-day Tire Drop-Off event to help clean up and beautify the local community. A maximum of four passenger tires per household will be accepted.

 

 

About Meridian Waste:

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business is centered on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in Northeast Fla., St. Louis, Mo., Goldston, N.C.,  Raleigh, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Knoxville, Tenn., Blacksburg, Va., Harrisonburg, Va., and Richmond, Va., servicing more than 205,796 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates 13 hauling companies, six transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), two municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills in which 812,524 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com.

 

 

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