Dump your junk: N. Fulton city hosts ‘Bulky Items Recycling Day’

April 25, 2017
Laura Skelding 
A man pushes a fridge into an appliance recycling center in this file photo.

It’s time to get rid of that old refrigerator sitting in your garage, the 10-year-old cell phone taking up space in your junk drawer, that box filled with clothes you haven’t worn since high school, and that push mower that just won’t work anymore.

You can get rid of items like these and more on Saturday in Johns Creek.

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., residents of Johns Creek are encouraged to participate in “Bulky Items Recycling Day” at Alcon Laboratories in Technology Park. Items such as furniture, appliances, gardening equipment, clothes and electronics will be accepted.

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The event — for Johns Creek residents only — is hosted by the City of Johns Creek and “Keep Johns Creek Beautiful” at 11460 Johns Creek Parkway. Those dropping things off should expect delays and are advised to arrive well before 1 p.m. Reusable items, like good clothes and working appliances, will be donated to charity.

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The following items will be accepted for recycling or reuse:

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The following items — in good reusable condition only — will be collected by American Kidney Services:

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The following items will not be accepted. Do not bring them.

For more information, call 770-551-7766, email info@knfb.org, or visit Keep Johns Creek Beautiful at www.knfb.org.

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Channel 2's Mike Petchnik reports.