8 | FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2017 BIG ISLAND ENTERTAINMENT SCENE | WEST HAWAII TODAY Old Tires Can Be Hazardous Mosquitoes breed in water that collects in old tires. Mosquitoes can spread diseases: • Dengue • Zika • Chikungunya Old tires may catch fi re and create toxic fumes. If you buy tires from a retailer, you must pay a disposal fee and you can give them your old ones. OR If you just need to dispose of old tires, the following companies will dispose of your tires for a fee.* Call fi rst to verify how many tires they will accept and fees charged. Arizumi Tire Disposal Island wide 969-7130 Goodyear Auto Service Centers, Leo’s Rubbish Service Hilo 935-5850 R & G Tire Center, Inc Kona 331-8920 It is illegal to throw away old tires. E Ma¯ lama I Ka‘Aina (Take care of the land) Old tires spoil the natural beauty of Hawai’i Hilo 935-9756; Kona 329-1750 www.HawaiiZeroWaste.org * Authorized collection facilities are subject to change. Please visit this website for the latest information.
To see the actual publication please follow the link above