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Recycling Collection For Computers & Unwanted Electronics

Released on: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 9:45 AM

Come support the City of Alpharetta and the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission to keep the environment clean and recycle your unwanted electronics! North Fulton businesses and residents will be able to recycle computers and other electronic equipment on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9:00 am until Noon.  This collection will be held at the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety parking lot, 2565 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta, Georgia, for select items (see below). 

The City of Alpharetta has teamed up with “Atlanta Recycling Solutions” to accomplish the collection.  The event is designed to give residents and businesses the opportunity to properly recycle and dispose electronic waste.  Atlanta Recycling Solutions recycles everything it accepts and materials are NEVER sent to be processed in developing nations – everything is done here in North America! 

The following items will be accepted at no charge:

• Computers   
• DVD players & VCRs
• Portable electronics  
• Mobile phones
• Computer parts  
• Telephones
• iPods    
• Toner cartridges
• Cables/Wires   
• Calculators
• Monitors   
• Printers
• Small electronics  
• Laptops
• Microwave ovens  
• UPS batteries

Please note that there will be a $10.00 charge for acceptable televisions - no projection TV’s, console units, or TV tubes.

The following items will not be accepted:

• Small appliances
• Tires
• Refrigerators
• Freezers
• Trash
• Humidifiers and dehumidifiers
• Washers
• Dryers
• Power equipment
• Vacuum cleaners
• Ovens

We request that businesses having a large amount of electronics contact Atlanta Recycling Solutions directly at (678) 566-6665 to discuss pick up options.

This event is being held in conjunction with a Community Sensitive Document Shredding Event at this location from 10:00 am to Noon,
(or until the truck is full).

For more information about this event please contact Terry Porter at (678) 297-6213 or tporter@alpharetta.ga.us

 

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