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Register for Bulky Recycling Day set for Saturday, June 15

The City of Johns Creek and Keep North Fulton Beautiful are hosting a Bulky Recycling and Clothing Collection on Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall (11360 Lakefield Drive).

The event is for Johns Creek residents only and requires pre-event registration. Attendees must provide a valid photo ID that displays your address. No businesses or contractors, please.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, June 5 at 5 p.m. or when attendee capacity is reached, whichever comes first. Registrations will not be accepted on-site.

Volunteers are needed to help at the event. Sign up here to volunteer.

Accepted items at this event

  • · Bikes in ANY condition: Your great to good-conditioned bike will be donated to a kid in need of a new set of wheels through Free Bikes for Kidz Atlanta. Bikes that have seen better days will have their parts salvaged to build a new bike for a new kid, or will be recycled.
  • · Clothing: Clean, good-condition clothing. (Must be placed in a tied bag, no shoes, belts, or hard items in bag with clothing).
  • · Shoes, belts, and small working appliances in good condition (Must be placed in a taped-up box)
  • · Books
  • · Small furniture that one person can lift, such as: coffee tables, end tables, nightstands, stools, dining chairs. (Must be in excellent, like-new condition with no missing parts, scratches, or damage. No upholstered furniture)
  • · Tools
  • · Large appliances: refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, residential A/C units, ovens, stoves, stovetops, dehumidifiers, wine coolers and microwaves.
  • · Electronics: cell phones, computers (monitors and towers), computer accessories, CRT and LCD televisions, batteries (No alkaline i.e. single use “A,” “AA,” “C,” etc. batteries; these can be safely thrown away in the trash)
  • · Bulky metal items: grills, lawn furniture, scrap metal, file cabinets, and lawn mowers (empty out fuel responsibly before bringing to our event)
  • · Home medical equipment in good condition: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower seats, etc. These will go to our medical equipment collection unit and will be used by another individual in need. No sharps, prescriptions, or used tubing.
  • · Fluorescent lights (tubes and curly CFLs)
  • · F.O.G. (cooking fats/oils/grease only – NOT automotive oil or lubricants) 

Unacceptable items for this event:

  • · NO Medical waste or needles/ sharps
  • · NO Ammunition or explosives
  • · NO Pharmaceuticals
  • · NO Sports or exercise equipment· NO Waterbeds
  • · NO Vacuum cleaners (The cord can be cut off and recycled with electronics, but the vacuum cleaner itself will not be accepted)
  • ·NO Paint or other liquids (We will hold a separate event for these items at a later date.)
  • · NO Fluids or gasses: (motor oil, anti-freeze, gasoline, propane, fire extinguishers etc. We will hold a separate event for these items at a later date.)
  • · NO Construction or demolition materials
  • · NO Yard debris· NO Household trash
  • · NO Glass or mirrors
  • · NO Tires
  • · NO Carpets, rugs, carpet pad, or linoleum
  • · NO Box springs or mattresses (although you can cut out the metal springs from the mattress and take the springs only to scrap metal).
  • · NO Baby items, toys, or plastic pools
  • · NO Alkaline batteries (all others OK)
  • · NO Incandescent or LED lights (fluorescent only)
  • · NO upholstered furniture
  • · NO Shower doors, tubs, showers, sinks
  • · NO Jacuzzis, spa tubs
  • · NO Window blinds or drapes
  • · NO Garage doors
  • · NO Countertops 

If any of the items we will not accept are in good condition, we suggest donating these items via Craigslist, Freecycle, NextDoor or Facebook Marketplace. 

Do you have items that are not suitable for recycle or reuse? Speak to your waste hauler to learn about their waste solutions (check the side of your trash collection bin to find yours).


Expect delays, and arrive well before 1 p.m. to ensure that you will be able to participate in our event before closing time. 

Keep North Fulton Beautiful

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