Alpharetta will collect residents’ unwanted computers and other electronics, as well as shred sensitive documents for free, at recycling events April 18 at the Public Works Department on Hembree Road. AJC FILE

Alpharetta to collect electronics, shred documents

Alpharetta offers to take residents’ unwanted electronics and shred sensitive documents at simultaneous recycling events in April.

A collection of computers and other electronics and free document shredding are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 18, at the Alpharetta Public Works Department, 1790 Hembree Road, according to a city announcement.

The city, its Natural Resources Commission and Atlanta Recycling Solutions will accept computers, DVD players, VCRs, portable electronics, mobile phones, computer parts, telephones, iPads, toner cartridges, cables and wires, calculators, printers, laptops, UPS batteries and monitors.

There will be a $10 fee for CRT monitors and a $20 fee for acceptable televisions – no projection TVs, console units or TV tubes.

For the documents shredding, the Natural Resources Commission asks participants to bring one can of food per box brought for shredding to be donated to the North Fulton Community Charities Food Bank.

Information: tporter@alpharetta.ga.us or 678-297-6213 or https://bit.ly/2U3O9TQ

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