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Alpharetta Residents Can Dump Old Electronics Next Weekend

The city and its Natural Resources Commission will hold an electronics recycling day on Saturday, May 3.

Credit: Patch file
Credit: Patch file

Residents in Alpharetta will soon be able to get rid of old electronics collecting dust and taking up space in their homes.

The city and its Natural Resources Commission will hold an electronics recycling day from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 3 in the parking lot of Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, located at 2565 Old Milton Parkway. 

The event is being held in conjunction with a community sensitive document shredding service, which will be set up at the same time the recycling initiative takes place. 

The city is joining forces with Atlanta Recycling Solutions to perform the collection, which is designed to give residents and businesses the opportunity to properly recycle and dispose electronic waste. 

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

The city will charge $20 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

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

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

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