Photos by Nola Sizemore|Daily Enterprise
The Harlan County Conservation District and Harlan Fiscal Court hosted their annual Buy Back Project at the Harlan County Recycling Center, in Baxter, on Wednesday where 5,855 tires and 40 appliances were bought. Residents were paid $1 per tire and $10 per appliance or metal equivalent.The funds came from the Kentucky Division of Conservation Environmental Grant Program. Pictured are Harlan County Solid Waste Supervisor Lakis Mavinidis, far left, Coldiron resident Troy Weaver, far right, and Solid Waste employee Issac Brock unloading tires.
Residents lined KY 413, at Baxter, waiting to sell old tires and appliances they collected throughout the county in the Buy Back Project.