Keep Cobb Beautiful is hosting a community recycling event at Six Flags White Water.  Participants can bring electronics, papers for shredding, and Hefty Energy Program items.

Paper Shredding

Protect against identity theft by having documents shredded securely on-site by a licensed, bonded and locally-owned shredding company. Medical bills, bank and credit card statements, checks, and documents that contain PERSONAL OR SENSITIVE information is ideal for this event. Please remove all paper clips/binder clips. Staples are ok.

Accepted Items:

  • Medical Bills
  • Bank and Credit Card Statements
  • Letters
  • Checks
  • Documents with personal or sensitive information

Not Accepted Items:

  • Medication
  • Paint
  • Electronics
  • Metal
  • Textiles
  • File folders
  • Glossy paper
  • Magazines
  • Junk mail
  • Periodicals
  • Newspaper
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Binders
  • Books

Note: Please remove all paper clips, binder clips, and folders.

Hefty® EnergyBag® Plastics Program (hard-to-recycle plastics)

They are accepting hard-to-recycle plastics (see below) in the orange Hefty® EnergyBag®.   PLEASE have all qualified items placed in the orange Hefty® EnergyBag® for drop off.  There is no limit.  These bags are located for purchase in our local Cobb County Kroger stores.

  • Candy wrappers (no metal foil)
  • Chip Bags/Snack bags or wrappers (no metal foil)
  • Coffee pods (no coffee grinds/no metal foil)
  • Condiment packets (no metal foil)
  • Clean Foam cups/Clean foam-to-go containers
  • Foam packing peanuts
  • Frozen fruit bags Frozen potato bags
  • Frozen vegetable bags
  • Granola/Energy/Protein bar wrappers (no metal foil)
  • Juice pouches (no metal foil) Laundry pouches
  • Microwavable pouches
  • Plastic cheese bags
  • Plastic cups, plates bowls (no #1 PET)*
  • Plastic deli wrap/trays (remove pad)
  • Plastic liners from powder mixes
  • Plastic pet food bags (no paper)*
  • Plastic film grocery/shopping bags
  • Plastic straws/plastic stir sticks (no wood)
  • Plastic utensils
  • Plastic toothpaste tubes (no metal foil)
  • Pudding cups (no metal foil)
  • Salad bags, Snack bags, Self-sealing bags
  • Snack bags Self-sealing bags Squeezable pouches (no metal foil)
  • Stand-up pouches (no metal foil)
  • Polystyrene (break down to fit into the bag)

Electronics Recycling

Accepted items include:

  • 8-Tracks (Reel to Reel Tape)
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Aluminum
  • Cables & Cords
  • Cameras
  • Can Openers
  • Cast Iron
  • CB Radios
  • CD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • Circuit Boards
  • Computer CPU’s
  • Computer Mice
  • Computer Monitors
  • Copiers & Printers
  • Disk Drives
  • Electrical Panels
  • Fax Machines
  • Flat Screen Monitors
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Floppy Drives
  • Gaming Systems
  • Grills
  • Hard Drives
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • Lawn Equipment
  • Lawn Mowers/Riding Mowers
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Modems
  • Portable Radios
  • Projectors
  • Record Players
  • Refrigerators
  • Scanners
  • Steel
  • Stereos
  • Stoves & Ovens
  • Telephones
  • Testing & Networking Equipment
  • Toasters
  • CRT MONITOR $10 fee each cash only
  • CRT TV $10 fee each cash only
  • Typewriters
  • UPS Battery Back-Up
  • VCRs
  • Video Cameras
  • Video Machines
  • Washers & Dryers
  • Water Heaters

Items not accepted:

  • Batteries*
  • Medicine**
  • Bio-hazardous waste
  • Household items***
  • Firearms
  • Flip flop shoes***
  • Furniture***
  • Household fixtures (cabinet, door, window, etc.)***
  • Household hazardous waste (oil, paint, fuel, etc.)*
  • Light bulbs*
  • Mattress/Box Springs ***
  • Rags/Glass***
  • Plumbing fixtures (pipe, toilet, sink)***

*These items can be disposed of at the Household Hazardous Waste Event.

** These items can be taken to the Medication Disposal Day.

***These items can be taken to the Cobb County Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Road, Marietta.  Call (770) 485-8940 for fees and hours of operation.

Saturday, September 30, 2023

9 am to 1 pm

Six Flags White Water
250 Cobb Pkwy N, Marietta, GA 30062

For more information, please call call Keep Cobb Beautiful at (770) 528-1135 or email



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