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List of Pennsylvania's Priority Waste Tire Piles

The following are the Department of Environmental Protection's priority enforcement lists of abandoned and commercial waste tire piles in Pennsylvania. Required by the Waste Tire Recycling Act, these lists are comprised of those sites in the commonwealth with more than 10,000 waste tires. In order to qualify for state funded cleanup, a waste tire pile must be on the abandoned waste tire pile list. These lists will be periodically updated to reflect reductions in Pennsylvania's waste tire piles under the waste tire program.

Please contact the appropriate regional office to determine the current status of the waste tire pile. Please note that some waste tire piles may be known by several different names. When identifying or referring to a particular site, please provide all of the available information on that site in addition to the listed site name (such as the county, municipality, address, property owner, and any available location descriptions). Doing so will help reduce any confusion that may occur with the identification of a specific pile. The number of tires contained in each pile is an estimate and should not be construed as being an exact count.

Updated: January 24, 2018

Priority Enforcement List - Abandoned Waste Tire Piles
County Township Region Pile Type Pile Name Size
Bedford E. Providence SCRO Aban. O'Rourke Tire Site 37,000
Huntington Cromwell SCRO Aban. Gerald Booher 200,000
The tables list tire piles with columns showing county, township, region, pile type, pile name, size. Clicking on the hyperlink under "pile name" will open (in a separate tab or window) a PA eFACTS app with further details .
Priority Enforcement List - Commercial Waste Tire Piles
County Township Region Pile Type Pile Name Size
Allegheny Forward SWRO Com. Suchko Tire Site (Forward Ind. Dev. Corp.) 290,000
Berks Long Swamp SCRO Com. Krauss 14,000
Bucks Bedminister SERO Com. Geese Auto Salvage 100,000
Fayette North Union SWRO Com. Dandrea Brothers Salvage 50,000
Lancaster Clay SCRO Com. Larry Gehr 20,000
Lancaster Little Britain SCRO Com. Stewart Criswell 25,000
Lebanon East Hanover SCRO Com. Mike Geesaman 30,000
Perry Carrol SCRO Com. Perry County Metals 15,000
Schuylkill North Manheim NERO Com. Paul Wellers Tire Shop 10,600
York Lower Windsor SCRO Aban. Salvage Management  75,000
For more information, contact the Division of Municipal and Residual Waste at 717-787-7381.