City of Flint hosting tire buyback program Saturday

The event to collect auto or light truck tires is part of an effort to curb blight.
Updated: May. 8, 2021 at 4:12 AM EDT
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FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) - (5/8/21) - The City of Flint said residents could get rid of old tires and make a few bucks.

It announced a free recycling event scheduled for Saturday, May 8 to help fight blight.

Residents could drop off tires from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Environmental Rubber Recycling at 6515 North Dort Highway.

The city said it would pay $1 per auto or light truck tire, up to $25.

Organizers said people taking part in the buyback program would need to show proof of residency.

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