Bring your scrap tires to the collection in Center this Friday from 8 am to 3 pm. It will end sooner if the limit of 200 tons is reached. The collection will be located at the Center County Shed on the south edge of Center along Hwy. 84 and will be on a "first-come, first-serve" basis.
There is no limit to the amount of tires that can be brought and also no cost for the service.
Here are a few guidelines for the day:
Car/pickup tires weigh approximately 20 lbs. each; truck tires, 100 lbs.; rear tractor tires, 300 lbs.
Call Knox County Clerk Joann Fischer will any questions: 402- 288-5604.
On the day of the collection, other numbers to call are:
402-640-9979 (Joann Fischer cell)
402-288-4214 or 402-288-4321 (County Shed)
Funding for this event is through the Scrap Tire Reduction and Recycling Incentive Fund, NE Dept of Environmental Quality.