Recycle, Shredding Event April 14 For Peachtree Corners Residents

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA — A free electronics recycling and paper shredding event will take place at the Peachtree Corners City Hall at 310 Technology Parkway on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Residents of Peachtree Corners are invited to recycle electronics and shred unwanted documents. The city has hired Proshred and eWaste-ePlanet for the event. This event is open to Peachtree Corners residents only.

Residents are limited to five (5) medium-size boxes of paper materials. Most electronics are free to recycle. LCD flat screen monitors are free to recycle. There is a fee for CRT (large-backed, heavy monitors or televisions) of .40 per pound. E-waste staff will weigh the devices and collect payment directly. Cash or checks are accepted.

ACCEPTABLE ELECTRONICS

Personal Computers Laptops Modems
Floppy/Disk Drives Printers UPS Batteries
CD-Roms Fax Machines Cell Phones
Circuit Boards Copiers Phones
PC Power Supplies Music/VCR/CD-Players Scanners
Keyboards Typewriters Wire/Cabling
Mouse/Mice Test Equipment Wire/Cabling Servers
PC Monitors Networking Equipment

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Shredding Guidelines:

OK to Shred:

Anything made of paper. No need to remove:StaplesPaper clipsBinder clipsHanging folders (with metal strips)Manila foldersPaper board legal bindersSpiral notebook bindersThin plastic sheet protectorsBooks

Cannot shred:

Must remove (in advance):3-ring bindersX-RaysPlastic (such as CD cases or plastic folders)Office supplies (pens, staplers, etc.)Computer cablesCell phonesBatteries (combustible)Food or other garbage

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