Tags: Community & Outreach
Computer monitors are one of several items kept out of landfills during the electronic recycling event. (click for larger version)
October 22, 2013FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Make a positive impact on the environment this fall by recycling your old electronics during the upcoming Keep Forsyth County Beautiful "E-Recycle" event. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds Parking Lot 3 at 235 Castleberry Road.
Accepted items for recycling include laptops, stereos, CD players, cellphones, microwaves, cameras and more. The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5, while an additional $10 fee will apply for each television.
"We are very proud to offer this event to the community," said Tammy Wright, environmental program manager. "By recycling their old electronics, residents can remove unwanted items from their home while also making a difference in our environment."
Some items, such as wooden console televisions, projector televisions, toaster ovens and refrigerators, will not be accepted during the event.
For a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable items, visit www.forsythco.com or call 770-205-4573.