Posts tagged with "Recycling"

Decatur’s new glass collection service starts July 1

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 27, 2016

Starting July 1, City of Decatur residents will no longer be able to mingle glass with other recyclable materials. The City Commission approved the changes at its June 6 meeting. Glass recycling products will now be placed in a separate container, provided by the resident. The bins need to be 18 gallons, or smaller. Paper, […]

DeKalb County will continue to pick up glass for recycling, but sorting encouraged

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 3, 2016

DeKalb County residents currently can recycle glass products along with cans and plastic without having to separate these items. And while “single-stream” recycling will remain in effect “until further notice,” the county has dropped a hint that it may be considering changes to its program. Today the county issued a press release stating that it […]

Avondale Estates will stop accepting glass for recycling

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 21, 2015

Residents in Avondale Estates will no longer be able to recycle glass products through the city. The city made the announcement via email on Dec. 21. “Starting Jan. 1, 2016 Latham Home Sanitation will stop picking up glass from Avondale Estates homes,” the city says. The city gave┬áthe following reasons for the decision: – The […]

Keep DeKalb Beautiful hosting electronics recycling event

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 24, 2015

People with old electronics can properly dispose of them on Saturday, July 25, at a recycling event being held at Northlake Mall. Keep DeKalb Beautiful will be holding the event from 9 a.m. to noon in the mall parking lot. The address is 4800 Briarcliff Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30345. They will also be offering […]

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