Approximately 750 tons of tires are collected and hauled off site to be recycled each year. Recycled tires are made into rubber mulch and asphalt additives.
Residents of Alachua County can bring automobile tires and light truck tires for $3 each to the Leveda Brown Environmental Park and Transfer Station for disposal.
Larger truck tires 17" or greater can be brought in to the transfer station for $4 each.
Another option available to residents is they can also bring tires to the Gainesville Firestone store located at 3744 SW Archer Rd. 352-376-7617. Firestone has a $2.50 disposal fee for each tire.