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Bulky Items Recycling Day set for Sept. 21

September 05, 2019

Recycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day”Recycle clothing, small furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on Saturday, September 21, 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)
  • Glass & Jars (Clean food grade only)
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 
There will be an additional charge for items that have Freon, and items with screens
  • $20 for Freon items ( Refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers)
  • $10 for electronic items with screens ( TV and Monitors) 
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.