Neighborhood Cleanup & Recycling Day

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. 

Upcoming Events:

Spring 2022

Date: Saturday, April 9th
Time: Each Location Varies; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (in total)
Location: Various Locations

Fall 2022

Date: Saturday, November 12th
Time: Each Location Varies; 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (in total)
Location: Various Locations

2022 Details Not Yet Available, See Fall 2021 Informational Flyers

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Recycling & Cleanup Event

Drop-off collections available for Single-stream Recycling, Glass Recycling, Hard-to-Recycle Materials 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. 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Norcross Public Works (345 Lively Avenue)


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.!)

Hard to Recycle Materials
Drop off the following hard to recycle materials: 

  • Natural wine corks (No plastic) 
  • Eyeglasses, hearing aids, cell phones (Remove personal information)
  • Tennis shoes/sneakers (Any condition)
  • Clean towels and blankets 
  • Clean grocery bags
  • Individually wrapped eating utensils and unopened condiment packets. (Donated to extended stay hotel residents)
  • Plastic planter pots
  • Medicine bottles (Washed and removed labels) The Police Department lobby has a secure drop box for expired and leftover medications. Must deposit the medicines yourself.

Scrap Metal Recycling
Drop off any scrap metal (steel, copper, aluminum, and stainless) to be endlessly recycled into new material!

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.

Shredding Event

Shred-it will be on site with their shred truck! Watch on the video display as your materials are shredded securely. Limited to 5 medium boxes or equivalent.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (or until truck is full) at Norcross City Hall, 65 Lawrenceville Street

Free Shred and Recycle
Bring up to 5 medium boxes (or the equivalent). 

Accepted items include:

  • Bank information 
  • Income tax records 
  • Canceled or blank checks 
  • Insurance coverage 
  • Financial statements 
  • Legal papers 
  • Medical records 
  • Personal bills
  • Investment Information 
  • Credit card offers/information

STOP IDENTITY THEFT & RECYCLE, TOO!
Public Welcome: Watch materials being shredded on video display monitor. No need to remove paper clips, folders,  notebooks, etc.

Electronics Recycling Event

eCycle AtlantaRecycle old cell phones, computers, keyboards and more! City volunteers will help you unload. 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Norcross Public Works (345 Lively Ave.)

Please Recycle your electronics so that steel, glass, plastic and precious metals can be Recovered, Recycled and Reused with Ecycle Atlanta.


This event is open to Norcross Residents (proof of residency required). For more information on these events and what materials are allowed, visit norcrossga.net, or contact communitydevelopment@norcrossga.net.

Audio equipment

Answering machines

Batteries (alkaline, lithium, UPS, Ni-MH, Ni-CAD, car, motorcycle,

rechargeable, laptop)

Blu-ray players

Bluetooth devices

Business phones/systems

Cable

Cable boxes

Cameras (disposable, film, digital)

CD players

CD-ROMs

Cell phones

Charging cables

Check processing equipment

Circuit boards

Computers

Copiers

CPUs (central processing)

Credit/debit card readers/processors

DVD players

Desktops

Disk arrays

Docking stations Earpieces

Ethernet hubs

Extension cords

External hard drives

Fax machines

Firewalls

Fitness trackers

Flat screen monitors

Floppy disks

Gateways

GPS units

Handheld electronic games

Hard drives

HDDS

Headphones

Hospital equipment

Inkjet cartridges

iPads

IT equipment

Keyboards

Laptops

LCD monitors

Medical equipment

Memory

Modems

Mother board

MP3 players

Network bridges

Network hubs

Panelboards

PC

PC power supplies

PDAs (personal digital assistant)

Peripherals

Picture printers

Phone systems

Plotters

Point of Sale Systems

Power distribution units

Power strips

Printers

Projectors

Radios

RAM (random access memory) devices

Receivers

Remote controls

Repeaters

Routers

SSDS

SD cards

Satellite receiver box

Scanners

Security equipment

Servers

Server cabinets

Server racks

Smartwatches

Speakers

Stereos

Switches

Tablets

Telephones

Toner (unused)

Transmitters

Typewriters

USB flash drives

Uninterrupted power supplies (UPS)

VCR players

Video games

Video game consoles

Video game controllers

Video recorders

Walkie-talkies

Wireless Access Point

Wirings

X-ray film