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County gathers 260 tons of tires

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OKANOGAN — The Okanogan County Public Health Department gathered over 23,000 used tires in a countywide effort to collect and recycle them.

That’s equivalent to over 260 tons of tires that will be kept out of the Okanogan County Landfill, the agency said in a news release.

Free to the public, the tire disposal and recycling event received support from the county’s public works department, the state Department of Ecology and Oak Harbor Freight, which placed 28-foot semi-trailers at various…

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