ROCKDALE COUNTY PRESS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release

Sept. 16, 2022

 

 Rockdale County to Host 2nd Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event of 2022

 

ROCKDALE COUNTY, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the second of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2022 for Rockdale residents and business owners on Sat., Oct. 8, 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. Due to other events in the area, participants can access Parker Road from Flat Shoals Road or from Iris Drive to Royal Drive and Commercial Drive.

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

Audio equipment Floppy disks RAM devices
Answering machines Gateways Receivers
Batteries (alkaline, lithium,

UPS, Ni-MH, Ni-CAD, car,

motorcycle, rechargeable, laptop)

GPS units Remote controls
Blu-ray players Handheld electronic games Repeaters
Bluetooth devices Hard drives Routers
Business phones/systems HDDs SSDs
Cable Headphones SD cards
Cable boxes Hospital equipment Satellite receiver box
Cameras (disposable, film, digital) Inkjet cartridges Scanners
CD players iPads Security equipment
CD-ROMs IT equipment Servers
Cell phones Keyboards Server cabinets
Charging cables Laptops Server racks
Check processing equipment LCD monitors Smartwatches
Circuit boards Medical equipment Speakers
Computers Memory Stereos
Copiers Modems Switches
CPUs (central processing) Mother board Tablets
Credit/debit card

readers/processors

MP3 players Telephones
DVD players Network bridges Toner (unused)
Desktops Network hubs Transmitters
Disk arrays Panelboards Typewriters
Docking stations PC USB flash drives
Earpieces PC power supplies Uninterrupted power

supplies (UPS)

Ethernet hubs PDAs (personal digital

assistant)

VCR players
Extension cords Peripherals Video games
External hard drives Picture printers Video game consoles
Fax machines Phone systems Video game controllers
Firewalls Plotters Video recorders
Fitness trackers Point of Sale Systems Walkie-talkies
Flat screen monitors Power distribution units Wireless Access Point
  Power strips Wirings
  Printers X-ray film
  Projectors  
  Radios  

 

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

Humidifiers                                          Refrigerators

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

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