County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
August 2, 2023

County tire drop-off event was a massive success
Tire drop off collected 2,156 tires during weeklong event

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is proud to announce that during a tire drop-off event, held from July 10-15, 2,156 car tires and 243 truck/tractor tires were collected in an effort to limit environments for mosquitos to lay eggs and allowed residents to dispose of the tires properly.

“I want to commend our Public Works staff for coordinating this incredibly successful tire drop-off event. During the event, the County collected 46 tons of tires which will be disposed of properly by our Public Works staff,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. “In addition to helping our residents dispose of their tires, this event helped Monmouth County’s farming community dispose of truck and tractor tires often too big for other recycling venues.”

“Tires stored outside capture rainwater and become the perfect habitat for mosquitoes. I want to thank the County staff that helped reduce places where mosquitoes can lay their eggs,” said Commissioner Susan M. Kiley, liaison to the Department of Human Services/Health. “I encourage those who would like to learn more about mosquito control methods to contact Monmouth County Mosquito Control by calling 732-542-3630.”

For more information about the County’s mosquito control efforts or about the Department of Public Works, visit

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