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The Ontario Used Tire Programme was launched throughout Ontario in September 2009. Tire manufacturers, brand owners and importers fund this programme by remitting a fee for every tire they put into the marketplace. The County of Wellington is participating as a registered collector and will accept tires at no charge at all waste facilities.
GO GREEN by bringing used tires to a registered collector! Doing so will keep tires from being burned or landfilled. For additional tire drop-off locations, visit the Ontario Tire Stewardship Website and its list of registered collectors. Tires will be recycled into new products such as under-the-hood automotive products, flooring, sports fields, playground surfaces, and construction-related equipment and materials. For more information on what happens to used tires and products made from used tires, visit the Rethink Tires website.