Electronics

Item(s) now accepted at your local CHaRM Site 1005 College Avenue 

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Recycle Your Old Electronics for Free


With the continuous advances of technology, many electric devices rapidly become obsolete. Technology is the fastest growing waste stream on the planet. The Solid Waste Department offers electronics recycling through a partnership with a local electronics recycler.

Electronic items accepted for recycling include:
  • A/V equipment
  • Calculators
  • Copy machines
  • CPUs
  • Docking stations
  • Fax machines
  • Keyboards / mice
  • Laptops
  • Mainframe equipment
  • Monitors / terminals
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • Stereo equipment
  • Telephones
  • Typewriters
  • VCR / DVD players
Drop-off Locations:
  • ACC Landfill, 5700 Lexington Highway, Hours M-F 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • ACC CHaRM, 1005 College Ave, Hours M & W 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, SAT 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Other Electronic Recycling Options:
Free IT Athens is a 501(c)(3) (under Common Ground) and can accept tax-deductible donations. They are particularly interested in computers and monitors, and also accept printers and other computer accessories for a small processing donation.

Best Buy customers can drop-off devices at any Best Buy store. Items accepted are televisions and monitors up to 32 inches, desktop computers, notebooks, videocassette recorders, DVD players, and phones.

Verizon accepts old cell phones and sends a gift card in exchange (value based on the condition of the device). Verizon will repair and reuse any devices they can and recycle the rest. 

For additional information, contact the Recycling Division at 706-613-3512.

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