Keep Cobb Beautiful is hosting a community recycling event and 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, April 13, 2024

9 am to 1 pm

Jim Miller Park
2245 Callaway Rd SW
Marietta GA, 30008

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




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