For Immediate Release
April 11, 2019
Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Planned for Rockdale County
ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2019 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Sat., May 11, 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.
Cash fees will apply to certain items for electronics recycling, including $25 each for TVs and $15 each for CRT monitors. All other electronics are free to recycle. The following is a list of items accepted/not accepted at the event.
Papers that are loose, folded or in envelopes.
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
ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:
Papers containing foreign objects such as spring loader/binder clips or glue/adhesives
Hanging metal file folders
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 2018, KCRB, the community and our vendors helped keep 4,000lbs. of electronics and hazardous materials out of landfills and recycled nearly 7 tons of paper.
For more information, please contact KCRB at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-278-7052.