Westmoreland County Scrap Tire Recycling Event Set For April 10

PA Environment Digest Blog – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling and Westmoreland Conservation District’s West Nile Virus Program will host a scrap tire recycling event on April 10 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Scrap tires can cause pollution problems when the oils and chemicals and heavy metals they contain break down and then leach into the soil and any nearby waterways.  Plus, while the tires are lying outside, they also collect water – rain and melting snow – making them a favorite breeding ground for mosquitoes.

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