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Recycle large items, electronics, clothing, home medical equipment at Bulky Items Recycling Day April 29

April 24, 2017

Bulky recyclingRecycle 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 info@knfb.org, or visit Keep Johns Creek Beautiful at www.knfb.org