Why can’t I dispose of my tires at convenience centers?

Tires are not accepted at the County convenience centers because County staff would need to separate them from regular household trash. If mixed with trash and then buried in the landfill, whole tires occupy large volumes of landfill space. They do not readily compact and can flex back to the surface after burial. The only way a tire won’t migrate toward the surface is if you shred it. The County does not currently have the ability to shred tires, therefore they are stored in a designated area until they can be delivered to an appropriate facility to be shredded and recycled. Mixing tires in with household garbage adds an unnecessary cost burden to the citizens and creates safety issues for landfill personnel. 

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1. What are the recycle options at the convenience centers?
2. What plastics can I recycle?
3. What are my options for brush and yard debris disposal?
4. Why can’t I dispose of brush and yard debris at convenience centers?
5. What are my options for tire disposal?
6. Why can’t I dispose of my tires at convenience centers?
7. Why can't I dispose of liquids at County convenience centers?
8. How do I properly dispose of paints / stains?
9. How do I get rid of oils? (Engine, Transmission, Hydraulic, Cooking, etc.)
10. Can deer be disposed of at the convenience centers?