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Recycle and Conservation!

America Recycles Day, "Shred-it" Event, Saturday, November 13, 2010, 9am-12pm, Georgia Perimeter College, Clarkston Campus

555 N. Indian Creek Dr., Clarkston, GA 30021, Parking Lot 4 in front of the Fine Arts Bldg., Keep DeKalb Beautiful will host a "Shred-it" Recycling Event in conjunction with Commissioner Kathie Gannon's Green Commission Green Products Expo and the One DeKalb Neighborhood Summit.

Types of shreddables: carbon paper, colored paper, computer paper, fax paper, glossy paper, invoice paper, laser print-outs, led paper letterhead, stationery, transparencies, post- notes, microfilm/microfiche, plastic credit and ID card, window envelopes, stapled papers, file folders, brochures, and catalogues.

For more information about this event, please contact Keep DeKalb Beautiful at 404-371-2654.

Saturday, May 1, 2010 9am-1pm Spring 2010 Electronics Recycling Event
Smoke Rise Elementary School

Drop Off Location: Smoke Rise Elementary Parking Lot
1991 Silver Hill Road / Stone Mountain, GA 30087
Smoke Rise Elementary Environmental Club is asking Tucker & DeKalb residents to recycle old
electronic items & reduce hazardous material entering Seminole Landfill.
There are at least 4.4 million PC’s and 8 million televisions in 3 million households in Georgia.
This e-waste will eventually become 334,800 tons of e-waste that will end up in our landfills.
We are promoting the recovery, reuse, & recycling of obsolete electronics and encouraging the
design, manufacture, and purchase of environmentally responsible electronic equipment.
Electronic Equipment to be accepted:
Computer Monitors Portable Radios Computer CPU’s Speakers
Stereos Microwave ovens Keyboards Cables
Telephones Laptops Printers Projectors
Disk Drives Floppy Drives Modems Keyboards
Circuit Boards Electrical Panels UPS/battery backup Cameras
CD ROM’s Video Machines VCR’s Copiers
Camcorders Record Players Typewriters Fax Machines
Computer Mouse CB Radios Scanners Cell Phones
Televisions *($10) *Batteries (not auto) Remove Toner Cartridges from Printers
Not Accepted: Console TV’s, Projector TV’s, Vacuum Cleaners, Refrigerators, Washers, Dryers,
Freezers, Dehumidifiers, Humidifiers, and Gas Powered Equipment will not be accepted.
Atlanta Recycling Solutions / http://www.arsrecycle.com for more information
Volunteers needed!
For information on volunteer opportunities please contact
Kathy Kearney at (678) 874-3663 or email


2010 Great American CleanUp April 24, 2010 Keep DeKalb Beautiful Day (404) 371-2654

Recycle your rechargeable batteries

Georgia Power Refrigerator Recycling Program 1.866.446.9250

Rivers Alive Cleanup Day (404) 371-2654

Earth911.org for information on recycling anything

www.techsoup.com for recycling computers

water restrictions

2010 Decatur's Electronics Recycling Dayfor more info call Sandy Johnson 404.377.5571

2008 Fall Electronics Recycling Day
Saturday, October 25 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Decatur High School Parking Lot
310 N McDonough St
Decatur, GA 30030


Spring Electronics Recycling Day

Saturday, March 24, 2007 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Decatur High School parking lot

Don't throw away that old computer, printer, fax machine or other
outdated electronic equipment – bring it to the Decatur High School
parking lot, corner of N. McDonough Street and W. Howard Avenue, for

Electronics dropped off on March 24 will be sorted and broken down
into their raw materials and sent to recyclers for reuse. New to the
list of recyclable items for 2007 are batteries of any type, bubble
wrap and clean Styrofoam packaging components, mercury thermometers
and thermostats. In 2006 Decatur recycled 60,000 pounds of electronic
equipment that would have otherwise gone to the landfill.

The event is sponsored by the City of Decatur, Decatur High School,
ART International Corp., Batteries Plus, Cartridge World, Decatur
Waste Management Advisory Board, and Dreamsan.

2007 Electronic Recyclables
Adding machines
Answering machines
Cable converter boxes
Component parts
Fax machines
GPS receivers
Desktop computers
Digital cameras
Digital projectors
DVD players
Joystick game controllers
Label makers
Laptop computers
Main frames
Printer cartridges
Printer/copier/fax machines
Portable CD players
Portable game players
Remote controls
Stereo equipment
Telephony equipment
3-in-1 devices
UPS units
Zip drives

Other Items: Mercury thermometers and thermostats, bubble-wrap, clean
Styrofoam (peanuts, packing blocks, plates, cups, trays), any kind of





Electronics Recycling Event: Saturday, March 3, 2007 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Keep DeKalb Beautiful will offer residents of DeKalb County and metro Atlanta another opportunity to recycle their old electronic items properly and reduce the environmental liability of hazardous material entering Seminole Landfill.

It’s estimated that there are at least 4.4 million PCs and 8 million Televisions in 3 million households in Georgia. This e-waste will eventually become 334,800 tons of e-waste that will end up in our landfills.
Our goal is to promote the recovery, reuse and recycling of obsolete electronic equipment, and to encourage the design, manufacture and purchase of environmentally responsible electronic equipment.

Drop off Locations:
DeKalb County Tax Commission Office
4380 Memorial Drive
Decatur, Georgia 30032

The Liane Levetan Park at Brookrun
4770 North Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, Georgia 30032

Computer Monitors Stereos Microwave Ovens
Computer CPUs Copiers Telephones
Laptops Video Machines CB Radios
Printers VCRs CD Players
Disk Drives Camcorders Portable Radios
Floppy Drives Cameras Cell Phones
Test & Networking Equipment Record Players Keyboards
Modems Speakers Scanners
Circuit Boards Typewriters Cables
Electrical Panels Fax Machines
Keep DeKalb Beautiful collected over 90,000 tons of electronics in 2006
UPS / Battery Back up Projectors
CD ROMs Computer Mouse
Televisions ($10.00 Charge)

Vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, De-humidifiers or humidifiers, and gas-powered equipment will not be accepted.

Please visit Atlanta Recycling Solutions’ website for more information on where your electronics go, at http://www.arsrecycle.com/home.html

For more information on accepted items and opportunities to volunteer for this event, please contact our offices at (404) 371-2654.

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