Environmental Community Action, Georgia State University's Institute of Public Health and Liberty Tire Recycling joined together to remove tires that were illegally dumped in the Adair Park, English Avenue, Pittsburgh, Mechanicsville, Peoplestown, Summerhill and Vine City communities.
Using GPS systems from Georgia State University, residents found more than 1,600 tires in areas identified as hotspots for tire dumping. More than 500 were found in the English Avenue neighborhood alone. The tire collection efforts will continue through March 10.
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