April 24, 2017
Recycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on April 29, 2017 at Alcon Laboratories in Technology Park.
"Bulky Items Recycling Day" is a way for residents of Johns Creek to recycle or donate items such as furniture, clothing, lawn mowers, bicycles, and electronics.
The event – for Johns Creek residents only – is hosted by the City of Johns Creek and Keep Johns Creek Beautiful and runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alcon Laboratories, 11460 Johns Creek Pkwy. Expect delays and please arrive well before 1 p.m. Reusable items will be donated to charity.
The following items will be accepted for recycling or reuse:
• Appliances: refrigerators, washers, dryers
• Electronics: cell phones, computers & accessories, televisions
• Metal items: bicycles, grills, lawn furniture, scrap metal, file cabinets, lawn mowers
• Home medical equipment: wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower seats, etc.
• Fluorescent tubes and CFL’s (compact fluorescent lights)
• F.O.G. (cooking fats/oils/grease)
The following items – in good reusable condition only, will be collected by American Kidney Services:
• Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing
• Shoes and accessories
• Working electronics like televisions, CD players, and DVD players
• Cookware and serving utensils, Silverware and glassware
• Small appliances
• Decorative items
• Drapes and linens
• Small furniture
• Books, toys
Please do NOT bring the following items:
• No furniture that is torn, stained, broken or structurally unsound, mattresses, box springs
• No office furniture, pianos, game tables, large entertainment centers
• No carpet/rugs, exercise equipment, waterbeds
• No playpens, strollers, car seats
• No paint or household hazardous waste; or any fluids including motor oil and anti-freeze
• No construction and demolition materials, yard debris, household trash
• No tires
Some items are not suitable for recycling or reuse, and residents can contact their private waste hauler about collecting those items.
For more information, call 770-551-7766
, email firstname.lastname@example.org
, or visit Keep Johns Creek Beautiful at www.knfb.org