Items We Accept with No Fees


Curbside Recyclables

  • Aluminum Cans 
  • Cardboard & chipboard 
  • Glass Bottles & Jars (Clean food grade only)
  • Magazines 
  • Newspaper 
  • Paper: Office & Classroom
  • Phone Books
  • Plastic #1, #2, & #5 
  • Plastic Grocery Bags 
  • Scrap metal (steel, iron, brass, copper, aluminum)
  • Shrink Wrap & Bubble Wrap 
  • Steel & Tin Cans 


Please view these resources first before deciding to recycle your electronics with us as a last resort.

Household Items/Other Items

  • Appliances not containing Freon
  • Books
  • Clothing and shoes (donated to charity)
  • F.O.G. (cooking Fats, Oils & Grease)
  • Small Furniture in excellent condition (donated to charity)
    • NO sofas or couches please! 
  • Home Medical Equipment (wheelchairs, walkers, etc. - complete list here)  (donated to charity)
  • Household items in good condition (donated to charity)
  • Metal items (bookshelves, lawn furniture, fences, lamps, door handles, decorative items, grills)

Items We Accept with Fees


The following items contain hazardous materials and require a fee in order to properly recycle.  We accept these items from residents of the City of Sandy Springs ONLY.

Items with a fee should be dropped off during operating hours.

  • Appliances ($30 fee for items containing Freon, such as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, A/C units)
  • TVs and Monitors​--Please view these resources first before deciding to recycle your electronics with us as a last resort.​
    • $55.00 for CRT TV or Monitor 29" and up
    • $30.00 for CRT TV or Monitor smaller than 29"
    • $25.00 for LCD TV or Monitor 60" and up
    • $15.00 for LCD TV or Monitor smaller than 60"
  • Document Shredding ($0.50 per pound)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
    • $1 fee for compact curly style
    • $2 fee for tubes under 4'
    • $5 fee for tubes 4' and up
  • Smoke detectors ($2 fee each)
  • Thermometers, thermostats, & other items with mercury $5 fee

We accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards.

The Items We Do NOT Accept and What To Do With Them

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