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Jan 4 2008

Christmas Tree & Electronics Recycling Event

by Nolan R

Recycling_logoSaturday, January 5th, 2008 from 9am to 4pm

Start your new year with recycling! This year Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) is
offering DeKalb residents the opportunity to “GO GREEN by RECYCLING” at
the end of the holiday season. They will be hosting a Christmas tree recycling
and electronics recycling event at several locations.

Locations:

Wesley Chapel Home Depot
4325 New Snapfinger Woods Dr
Decatur (770-981-4553)

Lawrenceville Home Depot
2295 Lawrenceville Hwy
Decatur (404-315-0015)

Tilly Mill Home Depot
4343 Tilly Mill Rd
Atlanta (770-452-8858)

Citizens are encouraged to recycle their Christmas trees during our 18th annual “Bring One for the Chipper” event. They will also be able to bring their old electronic items to the Home Depot site for recycling. KDB hopes citizens will “green-up” this winter and begin 2008 with a spirit of environmental stewardship!

While supplies last, all who participate in the recycling effort will receive a free dogwood seedling. Residents who are currently serviced by DeKalb County Sanitation Division may also leave their trees for curbside pick-up.

The following electronics will be accepted: Computer Monitors, Stereos, Microwave Ovens, Computer CPUs, Copiers, Telephones, Laptops, Video Machines, CB Radios, Printers, VCRs, CD Players, Disk Drives, Camcorders, Portable Radios, Floppy Drives, Cameras, Cell Phones, Test & Networking Equipment, Record Players, Keyboards, Modems, Speakers, Scanners, Circuit Boards, Typewriters, Cables, Electrical Panels, Fax Machines, UPS/Battery Back up, Projectors, CD ROMs, Computer Mouse, Televisions (*$10.00 Charge for Televisions).

For more information about this event, please call KDB at 404-371-2654.

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