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Bulky Items Recycling Day set for June 23

June 15, 2018

Bulky RecyclingRecycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Target / Home Depot parking lot, 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 
 
The event, for Johns Creek residents only (confirm address here), will accept the following items for recycling/reuse:
  • Appliances: refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, residential A/C units, ovens/stoves/stovetops, dehumidifiers, wine coolers, microwaves
  • Electronics: cell phones, computers & accessories, televisions, batteries (please place alkaline, i.e. single use "A," "AA," "C," etc. batteries in a separate container/bag from other batteries)

  • 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 only - NOT automotive)

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*

  • No Yard debris, household trash

  • No tires.


Please speak to your private waste hauler about items that are not suitable for recycling or reuse. 





*If they are in good condition, Keep Johns Creek Beautiful suggests donating these items on Craigslist, Freecycle, or to Habitat for Humanity.

 
For more information, call 770-551-7766, or email info@knfb.org, or visit Keep Johns Creek Beautiful’s website
 
Expect delays and please arrive well before 1 p.m.