Rockdale Recycling Center to expand services on July 1 with free disposal to Rockdale residents

June 8, 20202min3430
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The Rockdale County Recycling Center, 1200 Sigman Road, Conyers, is expanding its days of operation and services.

Beginning on June 9, the center will increase operations from two to three days per week – on Tuesday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In addition to household garbage, residents can begin dropping off recyclables and yard debris on June 9— at no cost to Rockdale 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, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays, 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. Residents will need to show proof of residency by bringing 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 Rockdale Board of Commissioners Chairman Oz 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 padding, 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.).



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