By Josh O'Gorman, Stowe Reporter Staff

"Now in its 14th year, the event is the creation of Gov. Phil Scott; it fills a gap not being met by the state, said . Rep. Heidi Scheuermann, R-Stowe. 

“We didn’t have enough money for fuel assistance for low-income Vermonters,” said Scheuermann, as she volunteered at the Stowe Events Field on Weeks Hill Road, one of many tire drop-off locations around the state. “This is a creative way to help people with heating assistance and it allows people a safe, responsible way to recycle their tires.”