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Recyclable Plastics

Aluminum Cans

Do not flatten or remove labels on your clean aluminum cans.  Can be dropped off for free at:

WestRock Self Drop Off Recycling Center

(Entrance located at the traffic light across the street from the Cobb Douglas Public Health Building)
1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(678) 403-3900

Please place your CLEAN acceptable items into the bins provided.  Take your bags/containers that you may have them stored in with you.  Clean foil and clean TV dinner tray type materials are acceptable. 

Cobb County does NOT pay for aluminum cans. 

Electronics

Electronics may be dropped off for a fee* at:

Advanced Disposal Transfer Station
1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(770) 485-8940

Items accepted:

Computer Monitors Video Machines Telephones CD Players Cell Phones
Microwave Ovens Alarm Clocks Testing and Networking Equipment Circuit Boards Rechargeable Batteries
Computer CPU's Disk Drives Cameras Portable Radios Cables
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 and Printers Video Cameras Record Players Fax Machines Scanners 

Let the scale operator know that you are bringing electronics to recycle.  You will be directed to a specific area on the tipping floor where you may leave the electronics.  Televisions will not be recycled and are subject to regular tipping floor fees.

*Please call (770) 485-8940 for fees.

Glass

Clean glass containers (i.e., wine bottles, food jars, etc.) may be dropped off at no charge:

WestRock Self Drop Off Recycling Center
1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(678) 403-3900

The rule of thumb is:  If it is a container with a cap, it is recyclable

Do not recycle other glass products such as table tops, window panes, headlights, light bulbs, drinking glasses, etc.  These items contain additives that make the glass unsuitable for recycling.  These items can be taken down the street to:

Advanced Disposal Transfer Station
1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(770) 485-8940

Read more about glass recycling

Paper Products

Paper Products may be dropped off for free at:

WestRock Self Drop Off Recycling Center
1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(678) 403-3900

Paper products, newspapers, magazines, office paper, books, and thin cardboard (i.e., cereal box, pancake mix box).  If you have shredded paper, it can be dumped into the paper bin. 

There are separate bins for corrugated cardboard (i.e., shipping boxes, TV box).

Plastics 1-7

Clean (food containers must be rinsed out with no food residue left), plastics 1-7 (i.e. water bottles, milk jugs, detergent bottles) , do not flatten or remove labels.  Take your bags/containers that you may have them stored in with you.  Drop off for free at:

WestRock Drop Off Recycling Center
1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(678) 403-3900

The rule of thumb is:  If it is a container with a cap, it is recyclable. 

Hard-to-recycle plastic products such as bubble wrap, polystyrene aka  Styrofoam, laundry baskets, plastic shoe boxes, trash cans, plastic toys, etc.  should be taken to: 

Advanced Disposal Transfer Station
1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(770) 485-8940

Steel, Metal and Tin

Clean (rinsed out with no food residue left) steel, metal and tin may be dropped off at no charge.  Do not remove paper labels or flatten .

WestRock Drop Off Recycling Center
1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta
(678) 403-3900