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Recycle Electronics Event on May 3, 2014

kfcbOne of the hardest things to do is recycle electronics items. I never know where to go or who to call. If you have any items that you need to get rid of, this event is perfect for helping you clean house in a green way.

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful – Recycle Electronics Event on May 3, 2014.

Accepted items include computers, stereos, cell phones and more

Forsyth County residents will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment by recycling their old, unused electronics during the upcoming electronics recycling event hosted by Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB). The event will be held on Saturday, May 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds’ parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.

Accepted items for recycling include laptops, stereos, CD players, cell phones, microwaves, cameras and more. The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5 while an additional $20 fee will apply for each television.

“There is always a great turnout for our electronics recycling events,” Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “By taking the time to recycle their unused electronics, residents can make a positive impact on the environment while removing clutter from their homes.”

Some items, such as large 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 KFCB at 770.205.4573.

Electronics Recycling

Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

City of Cumming Fairgrounds

(Parking Lot 3), Castleberry Road

Go north on GA 400 to Exit 15 (Bald Ridge Marina Road) and turn left. Continue straight. Take a left at the fourth light. Continue straight. The fairgrounds will be on the right. Parking lot 3 is on the left, across the street from the fairgrounds.

To receive more information, call 770.205.4573.

The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5. An additional $20 fee will apply for each television.

ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS:

Computers, Monitors, Printers, Typewriters, Stereos, CD Players, Cell Phones, Fax Machines, Copiers, Projectors, VCRs, CB Radios, Camcorders, Cameras, Telephones, Cables, Circuit Boards, Network Equipment, Radios, Record Players, UPS/Battery Backup, Computer Parts, Computer Cables, Laptops, DVDs, Keyboards, Microwaves

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED:

Wooden TVs, Projector TVs, Humidifiers, Refrigerators, Toaster Ovens, Vacuum Cleaners, Dehumidifiers, Power Equipment, Hair Dryers, Dryers, Washers, Gas-Powered Equipment

 


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