Keep Atlanta Beautiful hosts two recycling centers each month that serve Atlanta and surrounding areas (no residency restrictions apply). Most items are free to drop off. Fees apply on some items. Please see below for details and guidelines for accepted items.
Sponsorship and signage opportunities are available for both locations. Those interested should contact us at info@KeepAtlantaBeautiful.org or 404-249-5853.
1st Saturday each month
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Second-Ponce de Leon Baptist Church
2715 Peachtree Road, NE*
Atlanta, GA 30305
(Corner of East Wesley and Bolling Roads)
|OLD FOURTH WARD
2nd Saturday each month
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
320 Irwin Street NE*
Atlanta, GA 30312
(Intersection of John Wesley Dobbs and Hilliard Streets.)
*Directions at bottom of page
Accepted Electronics Items: Personal Computers • Monitors • LCD Screen/Flat Screen Monitors • *TVs • VCRs • Radios • Stereos • DVD Players • Microwaves • Power Supplies • Banking Equipment •Telephones • Pagers • Networking Equipment • Laptops • Keyboards • Mice • Power Cables • Medical Equipment (Non-hazardous) • Printers • Copy Machines • Fax Machines • Cell Phones • Transformers • Scanners • Portable Electronic Devices • Servers • HUBs • Ink Cartridges • Toner Cartridges • Remotes • Modems • Projectors • Cameras • Small Household Appliances
FEES (cash only)
TV: $10.00 • Wooden console/Plasma/Projection TV: $30.00 • CRT Computer Monitor: $5.00 • Cracked screen LCD/LED Monitor: $5.00 (no fee for undamaged LCD/LED monitor)
Not Accepted: Mercury Containing Devices (Thermometers, Fire Alarms) • Hazardous Chemicals/Materials • Light Bulbs •Florescent tubes • Bio-Waste
ONSITE, SECURE, PAPER SHREDDING
Global Document Shredding is a member of the National Association for Information Destruction. All documents are shredded and will be 100% recycled. Please no plastic, cardboard, large binders or metal clips. First box of shredding is free, $2.00 each additional box.
Post-consumer polystyrene foam recycling is courtesy of DART Container Corporation. Residents are asked to follow these guidelines before bringing their foam for recycling:
- Make sure foam has the 6 symbol on it • Rinse and separate food service containers from other foam
- Deposit foam in a clear bag • NO straws, lids, tape or stickers • NO foam peanuts or insulation material
Paint must be in the original, clearly labelled, non-leaking container, and cannot be mixed with anything, including other paint. Please no oil or alkyd paints. Atlanta Paint Disposal donates paint to KAtlB for graffiti paint overs by numerous city departments.
FEES (cash or credit card)
1 gal can $3.00 • 1 qt can $1.50 • 1 pt can $1.00 • 5 gal bucket $15.00
SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING
Republic Services Atlanta Hauling Division provides single stream (fully commingled) recycling services at our two recycling locations. Accepted Recyclables: Aluminum food and beverage containers, broken down cardboard and pizza boxes, junk mail, magazines and catalogs, newspapers, and plastics (#1 – 7). Glass will not be accepted at this time. For a complete list of accepted materials, click here.
Amerigo Metal Recycling accepts all metals, such as steel, aluminum, copper, brass, stainless steel, and other high temperature alloys. For example, they accept bicycles, grills, lawn chairs, metal rods, car parts, and household appliances (any coolant evacuated), etc.
Prohibited Materials: Radioactive material/sources • PCB bearing materials • Asbestos containing materials • Street/highway/road/traffic signs • Municipal light/traffic poles • Sewer covers • CFC containing materials • Closed/sealed tanks • Material containing free-flowing liquids • Material containing harmful toxins/acids • Magnesium turnings/borings • Tires/rubber/trash/excessive non-metalics (see other recycling vendors above) • Stolen material • Railroad tracks/spikes/Tie plates-OTM • Leaking capacitors • Crushed drums • Beer kegs • Meters: Gas, water, electrical (bill of sale required)
Battery recycling courtesy of :
For information and questions regarding items not accepted at our recycling centers, please visit Earth911.com.
Check out this video highlighting KAtlB’s Recycling Program:
DIRECTIONS TO RECYCLING CENTERS