For Immediate Release

June 8, 2020

 

Rockdale County Recycling Center Set to Expand to Full Service on July 1 with FREE Disposal to Rockdale County Residents

 

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – The Rockdale County Recycling Center, located at 1200 Sigman Road, Conyers, GA 30012, will expand services next week.  Beginning on June 9, the center will expand its days of operation from two to three days per week – on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  In addition to household garbage, residents can begin dropping off recyclables and yard debris on June 9 – all at no cost to County residents.  Bulk waste will not be accepted during this time. 

Effective Wednesday, July 1, the center will reopen to full services and hours – Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Additionally, during the month of July, August, and September, use of the Recycling Center will be FREE for Rockdale residents. They will need to show proof of residency by bringing either a driver’s license or state-issued I.D. and a utility bill within 30 days of the issue date.

“Rockdale County residents have been extremely patient as we have modified County operations to keep them and our employees safe,” said Chairman Nesbitt, “We also understand that people have been holding on to their items for several months and are extending this offer exclusively to Rockdale County residents to assist as the County operations and the community as a whole returns to a new normal.”

Items not accepted include: oil based paints, stains, solvents, adhesives old gasoline, kerosene, antifreeze, carpets and/or pad, linoleum, vinyl flooring, tile, shingles, insulation, counter tops, demolition debris (such as concrete, rock, bricks, blocks, sheetrock, stumps), large appliances or any appliance that have used or contained Freon. (such as A/C units, humidifiers, refrigerators, and freezers, etc.)

For more information, please contact the Recycling Center at 770-785-6883.

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