Keep Atlanta Beautiful: Community Recycling Center in Buckhead

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The recycling center will be open the first Saturday of the month from 10am to 3pm. 

There is a $10 handling fee - cash only - per TV and fees for latex paint recycling which vary by can size.  Please see below for details, guidelines and accepted items.

Accepted Items: Personal Computers • Monitors • LCD Screen/Flat Screen Monitors • TVs • VCRs • Radios • Stereos • DVD Players • Microwaves • Power Supplies • Vacuums • Banking Equipment • Telephones • Pagers • Networking Equipment • Laptops • Keyboards • Mice • Power Cables • Medical Equipment (Non-Hazardous) • Printers • Copy Machines • Fax Machines • Cell Phones • Transformers • Scanners • Portable Electronic Devices • Servers • HUBS • Ink Cartridges • Toner Cartridges • Remotes • Modems • Projectors • Cameras • Shredders • Small Household Appliances

Batteries • Refrigerators • Washing Machines • Clothes Dryers • Dish Washers • Mercury Containing Devices (Thermometers, Fire Alarms) • Hazardous Chemicals/Materials • Light Bulbs • Florescent tubes • Bio-Waste • Scrap Metal • CDs • Cassette Tapes

Paint must be in the original, clearly labeled, non-leaking container, and cannot be mixed with anything including other paint. Please no oil or alkyd paints. Atlanta Paint Disposal donates paint to KAtlB for graffiti paint-overs by numerous city departments. Paint recycling by Atlanta Paint Disposal is now accepting debit and credit cards.

1 gal can $3.00
1 qt can $1.50
1 pt can $1.00
5 gal bucket $15.00  

Free to recycle (starting in June).  Please follow the guidelines below before bringing your Styrofoam to this location:  Make sure foam has the 6 symbol on it; Rinse and separate food service containers from other foam; Deposit foam in a clear bag; No straws, lids, tape or stickers; No foam peanuts or insulation material.  

Free document shredding.  Global Document Shredding is a member of the National Association for Information Destruction.  All documents are shredded and will be 100% recycled.  Please no plastic, cardboard, large binders or metal clips.    

There is also a second Saturday at the former Walden Middle School at 320 Irwin St NE, Atlanta, GA 30312.

AtlantaTree Professionals October 05, 2012 at 12:18 PM
Thanks for this. I have some stuff I need to clear out that I don't want to go into Atlanta's waste stream!
Me November 30, 2012 at 04:56 PM
Anyone know where I can dispose of a car battery?


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