The City of Norcross hosts two Neighborhood Cleanup and Recycling Days each year, one in Spring and one in Fall. When details are available, they will be linked below with a pdf packet in English and Spanish detailing the locations and times of various activities, along with what items are accepted.
Date: Saturday, November 12th Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Location: Norcross Public Works
Drop-off collections available for Secure Shredding, Electronics Recycling, Scrap Metal, Hard to Recycle Material, Single-Stream Recycling, Glass Recycling, and Bulk Material Disposal.
Hazardous material (batteries, paint, large car parts, motor, tires, oil, anti-freeze, concrete, household chemicals and similar items) WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. Items must be of reasonable size and environmentally safe to be disposed of properly.
Shredding and Recycling Safe and secure document shredding with SHRED-IT! Limit 5 boxes per resident.
Electronics Recycling Drop off old or damaged electronics. See full list of accepted materials.
Scrap Metal Drop off any scrap metal (steel, copper, aluminum, and stainless) to be endlessly recycled into new material!
Hard to Recycle Materials Drop off the following hard to recycle materials:
Natural wine corks (no plastic)
Useable eyeglasses and hearing aids
Cell phones with all personal information removed
Sneakers in any condition
Unopened hotel toiletries
Clean grocery bags
Empty pens, mechanical pencils, and art supply packaging
Clean towels and blankets
Plastic plant pots
Single-Stream Recycling Drop off single-stream recyclable materials (empty and dry #1-2 plastic bottles and jugs, aluminum and steel cans; mixed paper (not shredded), flattened cardboard, and cartons).
Glass Recycling Drop off glass bottles. (Remember that this service is available regularly on Monday-Friday from 8:00am- 5:00 p.m.)
Bulk Material Disposal Drop off any irreparable bulky items and accumulated trash. Solvent or hazardous material (batteries, paint, large car parts, motor, tires, oil, anti-freeze, concrete, household chemicals and similar items) WILL NOT BE ALLOWED. Items must be of reasonable size and environmentally safe to be disposed of properly.