Recycling & Waste Reduction

Athens Tech Recycling Drop-off Site to Close

Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department, Recycling Division, (ACC Recycling Division) announces today that the recycling drop-off site located at US Hwy. 29 North at Calhoun Drive (Athens Tech), will be closing January 31, 2018.
ACC Recycling Division is closing this site due to chronic illegal dumping. The recycling drop sites are for recyclable material only – the items accepted are clearly marked on the containers. Leaving mattresses, furniture, TVs, appliances and other large items at these sites is considered illegal dumping.

The nearest recycling drop-off sites to the closing location are:
ACC Recycling Facility
699 Hancock Industrial Way
Mon. - Fri. 7:30-4:30

ACC Fire Station #9
1650 Danielsville Road
24/7

For complete recycling options, or to suggest replacement location, please contact recycle@athensclarkecounty.com or 706-613-3512.

Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division
Our mission is to educate the public about the importance of waste reduction to the Athens-Clarke County community and implement a comprehensive, waste reduction plan that will reduce landfill disposal of solid waste as follows:
  • 40% by 2015
  • 60% by 2018
  • 75% by 2020
The Mayor and Commission approved the Waste Diversion Goals on November 3, 2010.

Keep the F-Words out of your recycling bin

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