Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Planned for Rockdale County

For Immediate Release

April 21, 2017


Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding Event Planned for Rockdale County

 CONYERS, Ga. – Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) is holding the first of two Electronics Recycling & Paper Shredding events in 2017 for Rockdale residents and business owners. The E-Recycling and Paper Shredding Event will be held Sat., May 20, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., in the parking lot of the Rockdale County Government Annex, 1400 Parker Road, Conyers, 30094.

The free, half-day event will provide the public a place to safely discard and recycle old documents and electronics, regardless of working condition.

There is a maximum of 4 banker boxes per vehicle allowed for paper shredding, and participants must provide photo ID as proof of an address in the County for both shredding and recycling. Professional electronics recycling and paper shredding companies will securely handle all items on site under the close supervision of government staff.

Cash fees will apply to certain items for electronics recycling, including $20 each for TVs and $10 each for CRT monitors. All other electronics are free to recycle. The following is a list of items accepted/not accepted at the event.



Paper Shredding

Papers that are loose, folded or in envelopes.


Electronics Recycling

Desktops                                             CD-ROMS                                           Printers

Laptops                                               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                                  Blu-Ray players                                               Radios

Check processing                                 Cable/Wire                                           DVD-players

Gaming consoles                                 Gaming controllers                              CD-players

LCD monitors                                     Toner/Inkjet cartridges                         Dock stations



Paper Shredding

Papers containing foreign objects such as spring loader/binder clips or glue/adhesives


Hanging metal file folders

Three-ring binders


Electronics Recycling

Projection/Console TV’s                      Car batteries                                      Tires

Washer/Dryers                                      Toaster ovens                                    Freezers

Vacuum cleaners                                   De-Humidifiers                                 Blenders

Speakers (wooden)                               Gas-powered tools                            Mixers

Gas grill tanks                                        Household trash                                Ovens

Battery-powered tools                         Microwave ovens                               Hair dryers

Liquid-containing devices                  Radioactive material                        Ceiling fans

Alkaline batteries                                 Humidifiers                                        Refrigerators

Coffee makers                                       Irons




For more information, please contact KCRB at kcrb@rockdalecountyga.gov or 770-278-7052.