The roll cart event scheduled for Saturday, July 21 in Lithonia will help DeKalb County reach its goal of having the mandatory roll cart exchange process completed by Dec. 28. CONTRIBUTED

DeKalb to Host Lithonia Recycling Roll Cart Event

The DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with the Lou Walker Senior Center, will host a recycling roll cart exchange event 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 21 at the Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road, Lithonia.

Existing recycling subscribers will have an opportunity to complete the mandatory recycling roll cart exchange process by trading in an 18-gallon recycling bin for a complimentary 35-gallon recycling roll cart, or upgrading to a 65-gallon recycling roll cart for a one-time $15 fee. New recycling subscriptions can also be processed during the event.

Only 500 roll carts will be available, and requests will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants unable to obtain a roll cart during the event can submit a completed subscription form onsite. The roll cart requested will be delivered to the service address within 15 business days after the event. All event participants are required to complete a recycling subscription form, which can be obtained by visiting, and will be available at the event.

Roll cart exchange requests can also be submitted on an ongoing basis by mail, online by visiting, in person at the Sanitation Division’s administrative office located at 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., or by emailing A recycling subscription form must be completed and is available online. The exchange process must be completed by Dec. 28, 2018.

DeKalb County Department of Watershed Management team members will also be onsite to provide fats, oils and grease (FOG) educational information.

Information: 404-294-2900, or

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