Name and location
Tire Disposal & Recycling LLC
9333 N. Harborgate St., Portland, Ore.
Comment by 5 p.m. Oct. 30, 2020
Metro will accept comments regarding this application by email, phone or mail.
Email: [email protected]
Mail: Metro - WPES Policy & Compliance
600 NE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97232
Description of facility and application
Metro issued Solid Waste Facility License No. L-022-20 to Tire Disposal & Recycling LLC to operate a waste tire processing facility, which became effective on July 1, 2020 and expires on June 30, 2025. Metro has a longstanding practice of providing public notice and a 30-day comment period for a license renewal application before deciding whether to approve or deny it. However, Metro delayed the public comment period for this license by six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Metro is soliciting comments on this application from Oct.1 to 30, 2020, and may amend the license based on new information received during the public comment period.
Tire Disposal & Recycling LLC is authorized to accept automobile, truck and heavy equipment tires for processing into feedstock for tire derived fuel or transporting to an authorized landfill for disposal.
The facility is owned by Castle Tire Disposal located in Portland and has operated as a Metro-licensed facility since 2000. The facility property is zoned Heavy Industrial and operation of this facility is allowed in this zone by the city of Portland. The facility holds a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Waste Tire Storage Site / Carrier Combination Permit and manages stormwater in accordance with DEQ guidelines.
A copy of the license application, staff report and current license can be downloaded from the links below.