Recycling collection for computers and unwanted electronics

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The city of Alpharetta and the Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission invite the public to help keep the environment clean by recycling unwanted electronics. North Fulton businesses and residents will be able to recycle computers and other electronic equipment on Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. until noon. This collection will be held at the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety parking lot, 2565 Old Milton Pkwy., Alpharetta.

Alpharetta has teamed up with Atlanta Recycling Solutions to accomplish the collection. The event is designed to give residents and businesses the opportunity to properly recycle and dispose of electronic waste. Atlanta Recycling Solutions recycles everything it accepts, and materials are never sent to be processed in developing nations – everything is done in North America. There will be a $20 charge for acceptable televisions – no projection TVs, console units or TV tubes.

The following items will be accepted at no charge:

Computers

DVD players, VCRs

Portable electronics

Mobile phones

Computer parts

Telephones

iPods

Toner cartridges

Cables/wires

Calculators

Monitors

Printers

Small electronics

Laptops

Microwave ovens

UPS batteries

The following items will not be accepted:

Small appliances

Tires

Refrigerators

Freezers

Trash

Humidifiers and dehumidifiers

Washers

Dryers

Power equipment

Vacuum cleaners

Ovens

RN 05-01-14