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Forsyth County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event

The one-day recycling event is Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

It's that time of the year to dust off your old computer monitors, cell phones and VCRs and bring those items to the electronics recycling event Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Cumming Fairgrounds’ parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.

The program hosted by Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“We are very proud to offer this event to the community,” said Tammy Wright, environmental program manager in a press release. “By recycling their old electronics, residents can remove clutter from their homes while making a difference in the environment at the same time.”

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR RECYCLING:

  • Computers
  • Stereos
  • CD players
  • Cell phones
  • Microwaves
  • Cameras

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS:

  • Large wooden console televisions
  • Toaster ovens
  • Refrigerators

The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5 while an additional $10 fee will apply for all televisions.

Visit the Forsyth County website for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable items or call 770-205-4573 for more details.

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