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Archived News Release from 2007

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Recycle Old Tires for FREE in Redwood City on December 1st from 9 am – 2 pm

Redwood City, CA -  November 19th, 2007 - The County of San Mateo, in cooperation with Redwood City, is hosting a FREE tire recycling event – it’s the perfect opportunity to make sure that old tires are kept out of the landfill, and are disposed of properly.

Recycled tires are put to good use as part of playground surfaces, or mixed with asphalt for roadway surfaces, and can be used in a variety of plastic and rubberized products.

This special tire recycling event is available to any resident of San Mateo County. All tires brought in must be accompanied by a special voucher available online here or at Each voucher may be used to recycle up to four passenger car tires – multiple vouchers may be used. To recycle 10 or more tires, call 650-363-4305. This program is funded by a Grant from the California Integrated Waste Management Board.

This special FREE tire recycling event is schedule for:

  • Saturday, December 1st, 2007
    Redwood City Public Works
    1400 Broadway
    (between Chestnut and Woodside Road)

For more information on how to reduce, reuse, and recycle, contact the County of San Mateo at 1-888-442-2666 or go to There are a lot of things that every household can do to help reduce waste and energy use – visit Redwood City's climate protection page.

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Terence Kyaw
Public Works Superintendent
(650) 780-7485

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