Recycle Tires

Jump to 2020 Free Tire Recycling Info

WHAT:tires

  • Car tires
  • Truck tires
  • Semi truck and trailer tires
  • Motorcycle tires
  • Bicycle inner tubes and tires (must be in bundles of 10)
  • Agricultural tires/Tractor tires (Under 4 feet in diameter and 1 foot wide)
  • Race car tires

For example: automobile tires, bike inner tubes, bike tires, lawnmower tires, semi tractor tires, semitrailer tires, wheelbarrow tires

But NO:

  • No Solid/Gel Filled tires
  • No Tires over 10-ply
  • No Airplane tires
  • No Skid-steer, Loader, or Earth-mover tires
  • No Forestry, Logging, or Mining tires
  • No Golf Tires with rims
  • N0 Off-road tires
  • No Rubber Tracks of any kind

WHERE:
Tires are accepted at the Drop-off Center in the Bulky Materials Recycling area.

HOW:

  • On-rim and off-rim are both fine
  • Fees:
    • Bicycle tires bundle of 10/$3.50 each
    • Car and light truck tires $3.50 each
      ON HOLD! (See below.) FREE under a State Tire Recycling Grant May 2, 2020 through end of summer/when we have collected 7,000 tires.
    • Semi tires $11.00 each
    • Agricultural tires (i.e. tractor tires) $25.00 each
      Some particularly large or heavy tractor tires are not recyclable. Please call 231-526-2031 x3 for details before delivering tractor tires.
  • Have your load checked by the Attendant before unloading.

FREE

ON HOLD! FREE Tire Recycling 2020

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Funded by the State of Michigan

We are experiencing an unusually successful response to our 2020 Free Tire Recycling event. To prevent the number of tires at our site from exceeding the trailers we have lined up to haul them away, we have paused free tire drop off until further notice.
TO BE CONTACTED IF we find we have capacity to take more tires for free, click here.

 

What: SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • From households; tires from businesses are NOT covered by the grant
  • Tires of sizes no more than 4 feet in diameter and/or 12 inches wide
  • On-rim and off-rim are both fine
  • No Solid/Gel Filled tires
  • No Tires over 10-ply
  • No Airplane tires
  • No Skid-steer, Loader, or Earth-mover tires
  • No Forestry, Logging, or Mining tires
  • No Golf Tires with rims
  • N0 Off-road tires
  • No Rubber Tracks of any kind

Where: SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Emmet County’s Pleasantview Road Drop-off Center
7363 S Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs

How: SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • Thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE). (Seriously, thank you EGLE!) This is our fourth such grant and we plan to apply for them every other year (even-numbered years).
  • Please comply with the stay-at-home order; if you can hold onto your tires wait until it is lifted.
  • Please remove water, rocks, and/or excessive dirt
  • When unloading tires, please stack them.
  • To haul seven or more tires at a time, you are required to register with the state as a scrap tire hauler.
  • If you have more than 20 tires, please call 231-348-0640 to schedule drop(s).

When: SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

  • Starting Saturday, May 2, 2020
  • Continuing until we collect 7,000 qualifying tires
  • We expect this to be through the summer of 2020. We will take this information down when we meet the 7,000 tire limit.
  • Regular Drop-off Center Hours:
    8-4 weekdays
    8-3 Saturdays
    Closed Sundays and Major Holidays