CONYERS, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper
Shredding events in 2018 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Sat., May 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Government Annex, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 30094
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The free, half-day 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 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.
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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.
ACCEPTED ITEMS:
Paper Shredding
Papers that are loose, folded or in envelopes.
Electronics Recycling
Desktops
CD-ROMS
Printers
Laptops/Tablets
Floppy drives
Fax machines
Servers
Circuit boards
Copiers
Mainframes
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
VCR
 
Electronics Recycling and Paper Shredding
Keyboards/Mice
Car Batteries
Radios
Check processing
Cable/Wire
DVD-players
Gaming consoles
Gaming controllers
CD-players
LCD monitors
Toner/Inkjet cartridges
Dock stations
Blu-Ray players
 
ITEMS
NOT
ACCEPTED:
Paper Shredding
Papers containing foreign objects
Photographs
Three-ring binders
such as spring loader/binder clips
Hanging metal file folders
or glue/adhesives
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
Alkaline batteries
Humidifiers
Refrigerators
 
In total, the two Paper Shredding and E-Recycling events held in 2017, KCRB, the community and our vendors helped keep 10,446 lbs. of electronics and hazardous materials out of landfills and recycled nearly 11 tons of paper.
 
For more information, please contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or 770-278-7052.