Electronics Recycling Event Set For Saturday In Canton

By Paul Ploumis

CANTON, GA — The Cherokee County Recycling Center, in partnership with Premier Surplus, Inc., is hosting an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the County Administration Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton.

"Due to the overwhelming response received at previous electronic recycling events, we are limiting this event to only Cherokee County residents," Cherokee County Recycling Center Manager Troy Brazie said.

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 $5 each, and large projection TVs are $40. Accepted payment methods include cash or check. Debit and credit cards will not be accepted.

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 car, and volunteers will take all equipment from the vehicle. 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 or Premier Surplus at 706-525-3050.