Rockdale sets recycling, shredding event – On Common Ground News

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Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) will host its Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding for Rockdale residents and business owners. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., oruntil the shredding truck is full, in the parking lot of 1400 Parker Road, Conyers.

The free, half-day event will provide the public a place to safely discard and recycle old documents and electronics, regardless of working condition. There is a maximum of 4 banker boxes per vehicle allowed for paper shredding, and participants must provide photo ID as proof of an address in the Countyfor both shredding and recycling. Professional electronics recycling and paper shredding companies will securely handle all items on site under the close supervision of government staff.

Cash fees will apply to certain items for electronics recycling, including $25 for each TV and $15 for each CRT monitor.All other electronics are free to recycle. The following is a list of items accepted/not accepted at the event.

 

ACCEPTED ITEMS

Paper Shredding

Papers that are loose, folded or in envelopes.

 

Electronics Recycling

Desktops

CD-ROMS

Printers

Laptops /Tablets

Floppy drives

Fax machines

Servers

Circuit boards

Copiers

Mainframes

Power supplies

Scanners

Network hubs

Hard drives

Typewriters

Network switches

UPS and UPS batteries

Modems

Cell phones

Stereos

Desktop phones and systems

Lithium batteries

VCR

Keyboards/Mice

Car Batteries

Radios

Check processing

Cable/Wire

DVD-players

Gaming consoles

Gaming controllers

CD-players

LCD monitors

Toner/Inkjet cartridges

Dock stations

Blu-Ray players

 

Items Not Accepted  

 

Paper Shredding

Papers containing foreign objects such as spring loader/binder clips or glue/adhesives

Photographs

Hanging metal file folders

Three-ring binders

 

Electronics Recycling

Projection/Console TVs

Tires

Coffee makers

Washer/Dryers

Toaster ovens

Freezers

Vacuum cleaners

De-Humidifiers

Blenders

Speakers (wooden)

Gas-powered tools

Mixers

Gas grill tanks

Household trash

Ovens

Battery-powered tools

Microwave ovens

Hair dryers

Liquid-containing devices

Radioactive material

Ceiling fans

Alkaline batteries

Humidifiers

Refrigerators

For more information, contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.govor 770-278-7052.

 



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