Bulky trash amnesty day for Roswell, Milton residents

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ROSWELL, Ga. – The Public Works Departments of Roswell and Milton, along with Keep Roswell Beautiful, are once again joining together to offer the residents in these areas a chance to clean out their garages, basements and attics and dispose of unwanted items at no charge.

On Saturday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to noon, residents in Roswell and Milton can bring items to the Roswell Public Works Division at 1810 Hembree Road. Please note this event is not held at the Roswell Recycling Center. Proof of residency will be required and can be in the form of utility bills, which are preferred. Roswell residents with the window decal do not need any other form of identification. This event has become very popular, so please expect delays.

Some of the items that will be accepted are:

• Tires – must be off the rim, automobile tires only; limit four per car

• Sofas

• Tables

• Refrigerators

• Chairs

• Washers

• Dryers

• Televisions

• Deactivated cellphones

• Electronics

The following items will not be accepted:

• Paint

• Household hazardous waste

• Any fluids including motor oil and anti-freeze

• Household batteries

• Construction and demolition materials

• Yard waste

Materials will only be accepted at the site on the day of the event and only during the hours of 8 a.m. and noon. The line will be cut off at noon.

Those with items that are still in good condition and could be used should consider donating them to a charity such as North Fulton Community Charities, Goodwill or any of the other charities in the area. Please call to check with them first.

For more information on the event, Roswell residents should contact Janet Liberman at 770-641-3715 or jliberman@roswellgov.com. Milton residents should contact Cindy Eade at 678-242-2509 or Cindy.Eade@cityofmiltonga.us.