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Service Department Legal Issues - Akron
Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 10am-1pm
Residence Inn 897 Arlington Rdge. E. Akron 44312
Members: $60/pp Non-Member: $120/pp
Service Department Legal Issues - Boardman
Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 10am-1pm
Holiday Inn - 7410 South Ave. Youngstown, OH 44512
Members: $60/pp Non-Member: $120/pp
HAZMAT Training, Testing & Certification - AM Session
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 9:00am-12:00pm
9150 South Hills Blvd., Broadview Hts., OH 44147
SAFE: $0; GCADA Members: $45; Non-Member: $90
HAZMAT Training, Testing & Certification - PM Session
Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 1:00pm-4:00pm
9150 South Hills Blvd., Broadview Hts., OH 44147
SAFE: $0; GCADA Members: $45; Non-Member: $90
Service Department Legal Issues - North Olmsted
Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10am-1pm
Courtyard 24901 Country Club Blvd. N.Olmsted 44070
Members: $60/pp Non-Member: $120/pp

News & Updates

Reminder on Disposal of Used Tires
November 17, 2014

Reminder on Disposal of Used Tires

 Reminder on Disposal of Used Tires


As dealers know, ECH-O Tire Recycling is GCADA’s preferred vendor for the recycling of all used tires generated by members of the Association.  ECH-O will ensure that all used tires generated by GCADA members and picked up by ECH-O are properly recycled, disposed of or used for beneficial use in accordance with all EPA regulations.  This is a brief reminder on some scrap tire disposal ‘best practices.’

  • To eliminate liability from used tires getting resold or installed into other cars, dealers should destroy the sidewall of scrap tires by drilling a hole in the sidewall or cutting the sidewall with a knife.
  • Store as few scrap tires as possible at your facility.
  • Schedule regular pickup for scrap tires by a properly permitted hauler such as ECH-O Tire.
  • If you are using a hauler other than ECH-O, ask where the tires are being shipped and what the company is doing with them. Also ask for EPA transporter and/or recycler paperwork and ensure the paperwork is issued for the company you are doing business with.
  • Keep tires stored indoors, if possible, or keep tire piles covered in order to prevent entrapment of water.
  • Do not burn, bury or otherwise attempt to dispose of scrap tires yourself.

Should you have any questions about this program or would like to set an appointment up with a representative of ECH-O Tire Recycling, please contact Dennis Rose at your association at 440-746-1500 or via email at drose@gcada.org.

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