A free recycling event for Cobb residents will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road SW, Marietta. (Courtesy of Cobb County)

Cobb hosts recycling event on Nov. 2

Keep Cobb Beautiful is hosting a free community recycling event for Cobb County residents.

This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 2 at Jim Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road SW, Marietta.

Early arrival is recommended.

Items to be accepted include:

  • Paper shredding: 10 banker boxes limit.
  • Electronics: computers, cell phones, printers, hard drives, VCRs, keyboards, CRT TVs and CRT monitors (there is a $10 fee - cash only - for each CRT TV or monitor).
  • Household appliances: stoves, microwaves, ovens, washers, dryers, water heaters and refrigerators.
  • Household textiles: gently-used clothing and gently-used shoes.
  • Styrofoam (polystyrene): packing peanuts.
  • Metals: steel, aluminum and cast iron.
  • Hefty Energy Bag Plastics Program: plastic shopping bags, plastic straws and stir sticks, clean foam egg cartons.
  • Lawn and other equipment: ceiling fans, lawn mowers, weed eaters, chainsaws; fuel must be removed from tanks.

Items that will not be accepted include paint, batteries, medications, hazardous waste, flip flops, mattresses or carpet.

For more information and a complete list of accepted items, call 770-528-1135 or visit KeepCobbBeautiful.org.

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