(FRESNO , CA April 12, 2006) – City of Fresno provides residents the opportunity to get rid of their spare tires for free at the City of Fresno Waste Tire Amnesty Day event.

The City of Fresno Code Enforcement Waste Tire team will be conducting the first of many Waste Tire Amnesty Day events of the year on Saturday, April 15, 2006 from 8:00am through 1:00pm at Fresno’s Rotary West Park.

Citizens who reside in the stated target area may dispose of up to six tires for free while those who reside outside of the target area may dispose of their spare tires for a one dollar fee.

1 st event location: Rotary West Park
3202 E. Gettysburg Ave
Target area: (N/S) Shaw to Shields Ave
(W/E) West to Chestnut Ave

Requirements :

  • Residents within the focus area will receive cards through the mail explaining the process for disposing up to 6 tires for free with proof of residency.
  • All other residents will be allowed to dispose of tires for a fee of one dollar per tire.
  • No tractor or diesel tires will be accepted. This event is for residents only not businesses.

City of Fresno Waste Tire Amnesty Event

Funding for this project is made possible through a grant by California Integrated Waste Management Board.

For more information about the Waste Tire Amnesty Event including future event times and locations, contact Barbara Miller, Waste Tire Supervisor at (559) 621-8423 or Esko Siipola, Code Enforcement Outreach Coordinator at (559) 621-8484.

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
Contact: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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