ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)

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Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2021 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Sat., May 15, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 30094.

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 County for 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. 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

Keyboards/Mice Car Batteries Radios

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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

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Alkaline batteries Humidifiers Refrigerators For more information, please contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or 770-278-7050.