Atlanta Electronic Waste Recycling Day

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For all of the joy and attention deficit disorder that the digital age has fostered, its also created an awful lot of junk.  What house does not have a drawer full of cell phones, old computer chords and outdated modems?  Anyone out there still have a record player?  8-Track? Telex machine?

Atlanta City Councilmember Carla Smith and the City of Atlanta has partnered with Atlanta Recycling Solutions (ARS) to collect and recycle computers and other assorted electronic junk. On Saturday, April 24th, Atlanta residents can bring their drawer-full of digital dysfunction to  the Blue Lot at Turner Field from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

2010 Electronic Waste Recycling Day: Acceptable Purged Items

  • COMPUTER MONITORS
  • TELEVISIONS ($10 fee required)
  • MICROWAVE OVENS
  • COMPUTER CPU’s
  • STEREOS
  • TELEPHONES
  • LAPTOPS
  • COPIERS
  • CB RADIOS
  • PRINTERS
  • VIDEO MACHINES
  • CD PLAYERS
  • DISK DRIVES
  • VCRs and DVD Players
  • PORTABLE RADIOS
  • FLOPPY DRIVES
  • CAMCORDERS
  • CELL PHONES
  • TEST & NETWORKING EQUIPMENT
  • CAMERAS
  • KEYBOARDS
  • MODEMS
  • RECORD PLAYERS
  • SCANNERS
  • CURCUIT BOARDS
  • SPEAKERS
  • ELECTRICAL PANELS
  • TYPEWRITERS
  • UPS / BATTERY BACK-UP
  • FAX MACHINES
  • CD ROMS
  • PROJECTORS
  • CABLES
  • COMPUTER MOUSES

The following items will not be accepted: consoles, projection televisions, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, de-humidifiers or humidifiers, gas-powered equipment, tires, household trash and NON-electronic equipment.

For more information, please call Councilwoman Smith’s office at (404) 330-6039.

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