Open free to all, a recycling event by Keep Kennesaw Beautiful will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on April 27 at the Kennesaw Public Works facility, 3080 Moon Station Road. AJC file photo

Kennesaw hosts recycling event on April 27

Keep Kennesaw Beautiful will host a community recycling event - free and open to all - from 9 a.m. to noon on April 27 at the Kennesaw Public Works facility, 3080 Moon Station Road.

Recycle unwanted electronics and scrap metal items, donate gently used shoes and shred personal documents securely.

Also, the Public Works glass recycling station, usually available only on weekdays, will be open during this event.

Acceptable electronic items include desktops, CD-ROMS, printers, laptops/tablets, floppy drives, fax machines, servers, circuit boards, copiers, mainframes, power supplies, scanners, network hubs, hard drives, typewriters, network switches, UPS and UPS batteries, modems, cell phones, Ni-MH/Ni-CAD batteries, stereos, desktop phones and systems, lithium batteries, VCR, keyboards/mice, car batteries, radios, check processing, cable/wire, DVD players, gaming consoles, gaming controllers, CD players, LCD (flat screen) monitors, toner/inkjet cartridges, dock stations and Blu-Ray players as well as other items listed at AtlantaRecyclingSolutions.com.

Older model television and CRT monitor recycling will be available for $20 per television and $10 per CRT monitor.

Unacceptable items include projection/console TVs, power equipment, tires, household trash, nonelectrical equipment (again, see the full list at AtlantaRecyclingSolutions.com).

Secure personal document shredding will be done onsite.

The document limit is 10 boxes.

There is no need to remove staples, paper clips, etc.; but documents should be removed from three-ring binders.

Shredding will be available while capacity remains in the on-site shredder truck.

The shredding station may close early if the shredding truck reaches capacity before noon.

Information: kennesaw-ga.gov

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