Rockdale residents invited to recycle electronics, and paper on Sept. 10

August 26, 20163min1640
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CONYERS – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is hosting its annual Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding event for Rockdale residents and business owners, Saturday, Sept. 10, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Government Annex, 1400 Parker Road.

The free 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 four banker boxes per vehicle allowed for paper shredding, and as a new element this year due to high demand, participants must provide photo ID as proof of an address in the Rockdale County for both shredding and recycling. Professional electronics recycling and paper shredding companies will securely handle all items on site under the 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.




Paper Shredding on site (loose, folded or envelopes)


Electronics Recycling (charges may apply




Floppy drives                                 Fax machines


Phone systems

Cell phones

Circuit boards                                 Copiers


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                          VCRs

Keyboards/Mice                           Blu-Ray players




Gaming consoles                          Gaming controllers

CD players

LCD monitors

Toner/Inkjet cartridges                         Dock stations





Paper Shredding

Papers containing foreign objects such as spring loader/binder clips or glue/adhesives


Hanging metal file folders

Three-ring binders

Electronics Recycling

Projection/Console TVs

Car batteries                                         Tires

Washer/Dryers                                       Toasters


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



Coffee makers

For more information, contact KCRB at or 770-278-7052.


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