Largest Tire Dump in Ohio Cleaned Up

Deerfield Township, Ohio -- According to the Akron, Ohio-basedBeacon Journal, Ohio’s largest scrap tire dump has been cleaned up after 559,376 tires recently were taken away and shredded. The tires will be used as part of a landfill’s runoff collection.

"We're thrilled and relieved that the site has been remediated … and the potential threat eliminated," says Charles Ramer of the Portage County Solid Waste Management District.