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Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful sets recycling event

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CONYERS—Rockdale County’s Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful will host an electronics recycling and paper shredding event on Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Government Annex, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers.

 

This event will provide the public with a safe place to discard and recycle old documents and electronics. Professional electronics recycling and paper shredding companies will securely handle all items on site under the close supervision of government staff.

 

People simply pull up and drop off items that volunteers will unload. Cash fees will apply to certain for recycling including $10 each for plastic televisions; $5 each for plastic monitors; and $30 each for plasma, projection, wooden console televisions or televisions with exposed, bare tubes. 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

Personal computers

Servers

CD ROMS

Circuit boards

Power supplies

Keyboards

Mouse/mice

PC monitors

Laptops

Printers

Fax machines

Desktop copiers

Phone systems

Typewriters

Test equipment

Networking equipment

Modems

UPS batteries

Scanners

Wire/cabling

Televisions

Floppy drives
Disk drives
Microwaves

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

Paper Shredding

Papers containing foreign objects such as paper clips or staples

Electronics Recycling

Air conditioners

Bare, lead-based glass tubes

Large household appliances

Photographs

Exit signs (items with fluorescent tubes)

Liquids of any kind

Light bulbs

Fluorescent tubes

Devices containing mercury

Devices containing freon

Smoke detectors

For more information, contact KCRB at 770-278-7052 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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