Jamie Scrivener

About Jamie Scrivener

Staff writer; degree in communication and marketing from Mississippi University for Women; 3 years of journalism experience.

$90,000 Waste Tire Grant Awarded to GTR Authority

GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI) – A $90,000 Waste Tire grant has been awarded to the Golden Triangle Solid Waste Management Authority (SWMA) by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ).

The grant’s purpose is to fund local government’s efforts to clean up illegally dumped automobile tires and acquire them from small businesses and local school districts.

There are locations across the Golden Triangle where people can take their scrap tires. Funds from the grant will also be used to dispose of the unwanted automobile tires.