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Alpharetta Hosting Free Electronics Recycling Event

Released April 01, 2019 02:57 PM
Alpharetta businesses and residents will be able to safely discard computers and other electronic equipment during a special electronics recycling event on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM.  This collection will be held at the Alpharetta Department of Public Works, located at 1790 Hembree Road.

The event is being held in conjunction with a Community Secure Document Shredding Event that will take place at the same time and place.

The City of Alpharetta has teamed with “Atlanta Recycling Solutions” to accomplish the collection.  The event is designed to give residents and businesses the opportunity to properly recycle and dispose of 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
• IPads
• Toner cartridges
• Cables/Wires
• Calculators
• Monitors  (Note $10 for CRT monitors)
• Printers
• Small electronics
• Laptops
• UPS batteries 

Please note that there will be a $20.00 charge for acceptable televisions - no projection TV’s, console units, or TV tubes.  An additional charge of $10.00 will also be applied for CRT monitors.

The following items cannot be accepted:
 
• Small appliances
• Microwave ovens
• Tires
• Refrigerators
• Freezers
• Trash
• Humidifiers and dehumidifiers
• Washers
• Dryers
• Power equipment
• Vacuum cleaners
• Ovens
 
Businesses that have a large amount of electronics should contact Atlanta Recycling Solutions directly at 678-566-6665 to discuss pick up options.

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