Sunday November 29th, 2015 3:46AM

Electronics recycling Oct. 27 in Forsyth Co.

By Staff
CUMMING - Keep Forsyth County Beautiful will be accepting electronics for recycling during the upcoming "E-Recycle" event. The event will be held on Saturday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.

Accepted items for recycling include laptops, stereos, CD players, cell phones, microwaves, cameras and more. The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5 while an additional $10 fee will apply for all televisions.

"We are very proud to offer this event to the community," Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. "By recycling their old electronics, residents can remove clutter from their homes while making a difference in the environment at the same time."

Some items, such as large wooden console televisions, toaster ovens, projector televisions and refrigerators, will not be accepted during the event. For a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable items, visit or call 770.205.4573 for more details.
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