PRESS RELEASE

CANTON, GA (November 28, 2023) – The Cherokee County Recycling Center, in partnership with ECO Trading LLC, is hosting an electronics recycling event Saturday, December 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the County Administration Building located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton.

“The Cherokee County Recycling Center is pleased to provide this opportunity to our residents to dispose of their household electronics properly,” said Cherokee County Recycling Center Manager Troy Brazie. “This year, all of the proceeds from the event will go to benefit Keep Cherokee Beautiful.”

Items accepted at no charge include personal computers, laptops, modems, floppy/disk drives, printers, batteries, CD-ROMS, fax machines, cell phones, circuit boards, copiers, phones, PC power supplies, stereos/VCR/CD players, scanners, keyboards, typewriters, toner cartridges, mouse/mice, text equipment, wire/cabling, PC monitors, and networking equipment.

Televisions are accepted for a $20 fee. CRT monitors are $10 each and large projection TVs are $40. Accepted payments include cash, credit cards, and personal checks.

Items not accepted are wooden cabinet TV sets, gas-powered equipment, tires, household trash, and appliances.

This is a drive-through event. People should remain in their cars, and volunteers will take all equipment from the vehicles. Please remove any equipment from boxes and cables from each device. All cables may be placed in a bag for drop off that day.

For more information, call the Recycling Center at 770-516-4195.

ABOUT CHEROKEE COUNTY

Located 30 miles north of downtown Atlanta, Cherokee County is part of the 11-county metro-Atlanta area. Cherokee County boasts a population of more than 279,000, according to the 2022 Atlanta Regional Commission population estimates. It is the one of the fastest growing counties in the metro region and its overall Board of Commissioners-controlled tax burden per capita is one of the lowest in the region. Cherokee County has world-class parks and recreational facilities, is a destination for corporate headquarters and is a great place to live, work and play. Cherokee County is the best of both worlds because it’s where “Metro Meets the Mountains.” Learn more at CherokeeGA.com.

 

 

 

 

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