Tire Recycling planned for Lakeland on Saturday, February 18, 2017
February 2017 – Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. will host a FREE Tire Recycling event on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.(noon) This event will take place at The City of Lakeland Solid Waste Facility, 605 Evelyn Ave., Lakeland, FL 33801. Residents and agricultural land owners may dispose of up to 24 tires per vehicle. Legal hauling limits will be strictly enforced. For questions on limitations, Call Keep Polk County Beautiful, (863) 875-8911, for more information.
This event is held in conjunction with Polk County Board of County Commissioner’s Waste and Recycling Division’s Mobile Collection Events for Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics. For information on Hazardous Waste and Electronic disposal, contact (863)284-4319.
It is a violation of Florida Administrative Code Rules to transport more than 24 Waste Tires over public highways without a permit. Violation of this rule would constitute a 1st degree criminal misdemeanor and be punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000 and/or by 6 months in jail for further information please regarding the handling of waste tires please visit the DEP website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/ .