Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Planned for Rockdale County

             

 

 

For Immediate Release

April 9, 2018

 

Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Planned for Rockdale County

 

CONYERS, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2018 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Sat., May 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Government Annex, 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.

Cash fees will apply to certain items for electronics recycling, including $20 each for TVs and $10 each for CRT monitors. 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                                          Ni-MH/Ni-CAD batteries                     Stereos

Desktop phones and systems               Lithium batteries                                  VCR

 Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding

 

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

 

In total, the two Paper Shredding and E-Recycling events held in 2017, KCRB, the community and our vendors helped keep 10,446 lbs. of electronics and hazardous materials out of landfills and recycled nearly 11 tons of paper.

 

For more information, please contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or 770-278-7052.

 

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