Councilwoman to host discussion on tire shredding program for East Baton Rouge Parish

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MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 19: A view of Firestone tires during testing for the Firestone Grand Prix of Monterey at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca on September 19, 2019 in Monterey, California. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

A community meeting to address plans for the tire shredding program for East Baton Rouge Parish will be held Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Training Center of the Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control Building located at 10550 Veterans Memorial Blvd.

Councilwoman Chauna Banks will host the meeting, which will include a panel discussion on topics such as which parishes will be served, potential site locations, protocol for bringing in scrap tires and sending them out as processed materials, environmental concerns, the potential for recycling additional materials and more.

Directions will be posted at the entrance of the front door facing Veterans Memorial Boulevard, and parking will be available in the front of the building.

For help finding the location, call (225) 356-3297.

For more information, call the District 2 office at (225) 389-8331 or email cbanks@brla.gov.​​

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