FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where to take items not accepted at the Recycling Centers

Home Curbside Pick-up: 

Find a Waste/Recycling Hauler

Plastic Bags/Plastic film or wrap:

Find a Drop off Location

Household Waste/Furniture, etc. 

Eagle Point Landfill, Forsyth County   

8880 Old Federal Road,  Ball Ground, 770-781-2721 

      

400 Waste & Scrap, Dawson County   

100 Wallace Circle, Dawsonville,  706-216-1485  

Republic Services, Gwinnett County landfill  

5691 S. Richland Creek Rd., Buford, 770-271-8633  

Construction Material

 

Byrd's Inert Landfill 4990 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville,

706-344-1374  

Eagle Point Landfill   

8880 Old Federal Road,  Ball Ground, 770-781-2721 

Greenleaf C & D Landfill   

4512 Keith Bridge Rd. Cumming, 770-888-3355  

Recycling/Disposal of Yard Waste/Tree Debris 

  

Byrd's Inert Landfill 4990 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville,

706-344-1374  

Cowart Mulch Products, Gwinnett County (Tree debris only, no dirt)

185 Peachtree Ind. Blvd., 770-932-6161  

Green Bros. Earth Works (Tree Debris only)  

3445 Francis Rd. Alpharetta, 770-475-8660  

      

Ruby Martin Soil & Inert Landfill (All Yard Waste) 

4865 Shadburn Rd., Cumming, 770-887-9632  

Smith Garden Products, Inc. (All Yard Waste)  

4200 Dr. Bramblett Rd. Cumming, 678-513-1499  

      

Scrap Metal containing Freon (refrigerators, air conditioners, etc.) 

United Recycling, Forsyth County   

2525 Friendship Circle, Cumming, 770-205-4045  

      

400 Waste & Scrap, Dawson County   

100 Wallace Circle, Dawsonville, 706-216-1485  

Pallets

Shiloh Pallets, 4882 Shiloh Road Cumming, 470-201-0055

Styrofoam

 

Atlas Molded Products (clean, dry all types/sizes)

2731 White Sulfur Rd, Gainesville, 770 536-7900    

 

Publix Stores (clean, dry smaller pieces: foam egg cartons, takeout trays, meat trays, cups)

Contact your local store for more information.  

Medication 

   

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office - South Precinct  

2985 Ronald Reagan Blvd.  Cumming, 770-781-3047  

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office- North Precinct

2310 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming, 678-513-5976

      

Light Bulbs

    

Batteries Plus Bulbs (small fee applies)   

906 Market Place Blvd., Cumming, 770-781-6460   

      

Home Depot - compact fluorescent only 

1000 Market Place Blvd, Cumming, GA 30041  770-888-8135

Home Depot - compact fluorescent only 

2635 Peachtree Parkway, Suwanee, GA 30024  770-887-1256

Shredding 

   

Office Supply and Mailbox Stores offer shredding (for a small fee)

 

Door to Door Shredding, 678-508-0003 (fee involved) 

 

Re-Use Charities

     

Cumming Home Ministries Thrift Store, 429 Canton Road Cumming, 470-354-0553

 

Goodwill of North Georgia, 715 Atlanta Road, Cumming

678-455-9343

Humane Society Thrift Store- 168 Tri-County Plaza, Cumming, 770- 886-5806

 

No Longer Bound, 315 Dahlonega St, Cumming, 678-208- 6240

The Place- 2550 The Place Circle, Cumming, 678-947-8825  

 

Large quantities

    

The recycling and convenience centers are not designed for commercial use. Please take large quantities directly to the following recycling facilities: 

Electronics - Atlanta Recycling Solutions, Alpharetta,

 678-566-6665 

Paint- Atlanta Paint Disposal, Lithia Springs, 404-333-8763