Rockdale to host electronics recycling, paper thredding event

April 27, 20216min8470
Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB)
Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two electronics eecycling and paper shredding events in 2021 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Saturday,May 15, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 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 allowedfor paper shredding, and participants must provide photo ID as proof of residency in Rockdale  to participate. Professional electronics recycling and paper shredding companies will securely handle all items on site under the supervision of government staff. Once the shredding truck is full, shredding services for the day will end.
Cash fees will apply to certain items for electronics recycling, including $25 each for TVs and CRT monitors. All other electronics are free to recycle. The following is a list of items accepted/not accepted at the event.
All items brought to the event will be recycled and shredded on a first come, first serve basis.
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
 
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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 TV’s                           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, please contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or 770-278-7050.

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