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KCB Community Recycling Events

Due to public demand, we are finding ways to continue to provide these essential services to our community.

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Keep Cobb Beautiful offers a number of community events throughout the year.

 

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2022 Fall Community Recycling Event

Our next Community Recycling Event will be on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 9AM - 1PM at Jim Miller Park.

We will be accepting electronics, provide onsite paper shredding and accept Hefty Energy Program items.

Accepted Items

Paper Shredding

Protect against identity theft by having documents shredded securely on-site by a licensed, bonded and locally-owned shredding company.  Medical bills, bank and credit card statements, checks, and documents that contain PERSONAL OR SENSITIVE information  is ideal for this event.  Please remove all paper clips/binder clips.  Staples are OK. 

To maintain this FREE service for our residents, please read and abide by these rules:

  • NO file folders, glossy paper, magazines, junk mail, periodicals, newspaper, books,  CDs, DVDs, or binders will be accepted.
  • LIMIT of 10 (TEN) small boxes/banker boxes/kitchen size bags per vehicle will be enforced.  Small plastic bins/recycled bags are acceptable and will be placed BACK into vehicle after emptying.  Large containers/boxes/construction type bags will be REJECTED.
  • We want to serve ALL visitors in a SAFE manner within a short allotted timeframe.   When you park your car, you are in front of heavy duty, hazardous and loud machinery with people dashing back and forth collecting from cars.  STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE.  YOU MAY NOT get out or hold up the line to watch your items be shredded. 
  • Be prepared to unlock your trunk/doors.  WE WILL REMOVE the boxes/bags from your vehicle.  Emptied bags/boxes may be placed back into your vehicle.  We may keep the plastic bags for the Hefty® EnergyBag®  program.
  • PRESORT your documents BEFORE your arrival (remove any trash/glass, etc.,) this is a hazard to the machinery and everyone on-site.  Boxes/bags that have items that cannot be shredded will be left in your vehicle.  You will NOT be allowed to sort through bags/boxes on site.

Hefty® EnergyBag® Plastics Program (hard-to-recycle plastics)

We will be  accepting hard-to-recycle plastics (see below) in the orange Hefty® EnergyBag®.   PLEASE have all qualified items placed in the orange Hefty® EnergyBag® for drop off.  There is no limit.  These bags are located for purchase in our local Cobb County Kroger stores. 

Candy wrappers (no metal foil) Chip Bags/Snack bags or wrappers (no metal foil) Coffee pods (no coffee grinds/no metal foil)
Condiment packets (no metal foil) Clean Foam cups/Clean foam-to-go containers Foam packing peanuts
Frozen fruit bags Frozen potato bags Frozen vegetable bags
Granola/Energy/Protein bar wrappers (no metal foil) Juice pouches (no metal foil) Laundry pouches
Microwavable pouches Plastic cheese bags Plastic cups, plates bowls (no #1 PET)*
Plastic deli wrap/trays (remove pad) Plastic liners from powder mixes Plastic pet food bags (no paper)*
Plastic film grocery/shopping bags Plastic straws/plastic stir sticks (no wood) Plastic utensils
Plastic toothpaste tubes (no metal foil) Pudding cups (no metal foil) Salad bags, Snack bags, Self-sealing bags
Snack bags Self-sealing bags Squeezable pouches (no metal foil)
Stand-up pouches (no metal foil) Polystyrene  (break down to fit into the bag)  

Electronics

Don't see your item - contact us!

Computer Monitors Video Machines Telephones CD Players Cell Phones
Microwave Ovens Alarm Clocks Testing & Networking Equipment Circuit Boards Rechargeable Batteries
Computer CPU's Disk Drives Cameras Portable Radios Cables & Cords
Stereos VCRs CB Radios Electrical Panels Projectors
Toasters Can Openers Modems Typewriters Keyboards
Laptops Floppy Drives Computer Mice UPS Battery Back-Up 8-Tracks (Reel to Reel Tape)
Copiers &  Printers Video Cameras Record Players Fax Machines Scanners 
Steel Aluminum Cast Iron Hard Drives Gaming Systems
*Each CRT TV $10  CASH only* *Each CRT MONITOR $10 CASH only* Stoves & Ovens Washers & Dryers Water Heaters
Refrigerators Grills Lawn Equipment Flat Screen TV Flat Screen Monitors

Items Not Accepted

Batteries* Furniture*** Rags/Glass***
Bio-hazardous waste Household fixtures (cabinet, door, window, etc.)*** Plumbing fixtures (pipe, toilet, sink)***
Household items*** Household hazardous waste (oil, paint, fuel, etc.)*  
Firearms Light bulbs*  
Flip flop shoes*** Mattress/Box Springs ***  

 *These items can be disposed of at our Household Hazardous Waste Event.

***These items can be taken to the Cobb County Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Road, Marietta  (770-485-8940).  Call for fees and hours of operation.

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