Trash & Recycling

Paper Shredding Event

Event Date and Time: 
01/26/2013 - 9:30am - 12:00pm

From Joan Kaplan via the Civic Association Network: A Free Community Paper Shredding Event is being hosted by Joan Kaplan of Marshall Berch & Associates of Drake Realty on Saturday, January 26, 2013 between 9:30 am- noon (or until the truck fills up) and again on Sunday January 27, 2013 between 1:30pm-4:00 pm (or until the truck fills up) at the Marshall Berch & Associates real estate office of Drake Realty in the Toco Hills Shopping Center at 2899-A North Druid Hills (on the Kroger side).

DeKalb County Christmas Tree Recycling

From the county website :  DECATUR – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis reminds DeKalb County homeowners to recycle their Christmas trees after the holidays through DeKalb County Sanitation Division’s curbside pickup, or by drop-off at the Seminole Road Landfill located at 4203 Clevemont Road, Ellenwood, GA 30294, Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

County calls public meetings on trash pickup

From the county CEO's "Office of Neighborhood Empowerment": To discuss the future of garbage pickup in Dekalb county....  Includes a meeting Saturday, January 26, 9:30 a.m. at Maloof Auditorium, 1300 Commerce Dr, Decatur.

Commissioner Rader update: holiday sanitation collection schedule

From District 2 comissioner Jeff Rader: Holiday sanitation collection schedule. [See also the Public Works schedule in pdf here and the North Druid Hills - Briarcliff Patch summary here.

Recycling pick up moving to Monday

We received this notice in our mailbox and assume it applies to the rest of the neighborhood: Service change notice. Monday will be your new p;ickup day for both blue box recycling and yard trimmings. Starting December 17, 2012. For more information, please call our office at 404-297-4418 or 404-294-2560. DeKalb County Sanitation Department, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

Shred and Tread Recycling Event

Event Date and Time: 
11/10/2012 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

From CEO Burrell Ellis' office:  2012 America Recycles Day Shred and Tread Recycling Event!  DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis announces that Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) will host a "Shred & Tread" recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to emphasize recycling and eco-friendly activities on nationally recognized America Recycles Day (ARD). ARD is a day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. The event, where citizens can shred sensitive documents, will be held at the DeKalb County Sanitation Division - Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30032.

Household Hazardous Waste Event

Event Date and Time: 
10/20/2012 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

From CEO Burrell Ellis' office: DECATUR – DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Burrell Ellis invites county residents to participate in the fourth Household Hazardous Waste Event on Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. – noon at the DeKalb County Central Transfer Station, 3720 Leroy Scott Drive, Decatur, GA 30030.

The event, sponsored by Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) and the DeKalb County Sanitation Division, in partnership with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., offers county residents an opportunity to dispose of their household hazardous wastes properly free of charge.  Household hazardous waste is classified as products that contain potentially dangerous chemicals and are no longer used.  These products should not be mixed with regular trash and can be potentially harmful to the environment if not disposed of properly. 

It’s Time for DeKalb Residents to “Get a Bin”

From District 6 commissioner Kathie Gannon: The DeKalb County Board of Commissioners recently took a big step to make DeKalb County greener.  Last Tuesday the Board voted to eliminate the initial $30 sign-up fee for curbside recycling.  It’s time for more DeKalb residents to recycle.

County recycling now free

From county CEO Burrell Ellis: DeKalb County has just made recycling a whole lot easier.  Effective today, Sept. 26, DeKalb County is eliminating the $30 registration fee for curbside recycling making it free for DeKalb residents.  The measure was approved unanimously by the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners.

Electronics Recycling

Event Date and Time: 
09/29/2012 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

From the City of Decatur: Fall Electronics Recycling Day 2012. WHEN:  Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 am -1 pm  NEW LOCATION!: Decatur Public Works, 2635 Talley St.  Please note, styrofoam will no longer be collected at Decatur's Electronics Recycling Day.  This material will be accepted at the new Paper Shredding and Styrofoam Recycling Event this fall, date TBA.  [Note: Styrofoam is accepted by Keep Atlanta Beautiful on the 1st and 2nd Saturdays every month.

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