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Recycle, Shredding Event Saturday, April 14

Post Date:04/04/2018 10:38 AM

A free electronics recycling and paper shredding event will take place at the Peachtree Corners City Hall at 310 Technology Parkway on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Residents of Peachtree Corners are invited to recycle electronics and shred unwanted documents. The city has hired Proshred and eWaste-ePlanet for the event.

 Residents are limited to five (5) medium-size boxes of paper materials. Most electronics are free to recycle. LCD flat screen monitors are free to recycle. There is a fee for CRT (large-backed, heavy monitors or televisions) of .40 per pound. E-waste staff will weigh the devices and collect payment directly. Cash or checks are accepted.  

 

 ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS

 

Personal Computers                            Laptops                                                Modems

Floppy/Disk Drives                               Printers                                                UPS Batteries

CD-Roms                                               Fax Machines                                     Cell Phones

Circuit Boards                                       Copiers                                                Phones

PC Power Supplies                               Music/VCR/CD-Players                    Scanners

Keyboards                                             Typewriters                                         Wire/Cabling

Mouse/Mice                                            Test Equipment                                 Wire/Cabling Servers       

PC Monitors                                            Networking Equipment                  

 

Shredding Guidelines:

OK to Shred:

  • Anything made of paper. No need to remove:
    • Staples
    • Paper clips
    • Binder clips
    • Hanging folders (with metal strips)
    • Manila folders
    • Paper board legal binders
    • Spiral notebook binders
    • Thin plastic sheet protectors
    • Books

 

Cannot shred:

  • Must remove (in advance):
    • 3-ring binders
    • X-Rays
    • Plastic (such as CD cases or plastic folders)
    • Office supplies (pens, staplers, etc.)
    • Computer cables
    • Cell phones
    • Batteries (combustible)
    • Food or other garbage

 

This event is open to Peachtree Corners residents ONLY.