Recycling in Chamblee and DeKalb County
NEW!!! DeKalb County now has a
voluntary comprehensive curbside recycling program. It's so convenient! You can mix
all your paper and cardboard into into one big bin and all your plastics,
glass, aluminum and tin into one big bag. They pick it up every
here for all the details.
here to download the brochure.
Visit the following websites to learn more about recycling in the Chamblee
area and around DeKalb
Recycling Drop-off sites
Keep DeKalb Beautiful
The City of Chamblee provides free
compost and recycling services to all area residents
at the new Public Works Facility, on 3210 Cumberland Drive. Cumberland
Drive is the first street west of Buford Hwy across from the new IRS
building on Chamblee Tucker Rd.
The program will run on every third
Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon. Area residents are now able to
drop off household recycling, Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call
ahead of time (Public Works Department 770-986-5019) to schedule a
cans (aluminum and tin),
glass, all plastic containers, glass, cereal boxes, magazines, used
batteries, motor oil, anti-freeze in steal containers, and scrap metal
(call if large sizes).
The Doraville Recycling Center is
located at Honeysuckle Park. At the site you will find large
containers for newspapers, glass, aluminum cans, and plastic. To get
there: take Buford Highway north to McElroy Road. Turn right and
proceed to Pleasant Valley Drive. Turn left and proceed to the recycling
There is also a new recycling receptacle located in the parking
lot at Galloway Hardware, 6021 New Peachtree Road, Doraville (across from
the Doraville MARTA Station) where you can recycle miscellaneous paper
Additional Recycling Resources
Not Georgia, 404-266-0820
GrassRoots Recycling Network, 706-613-7121
Georgia Recycling Coalition, 404-634-3095
Keep Georgia Beautiful, 404-679-4910.
Department of Community
To locate recycling and reuse sites for numerous items including
computers, car batteries, paint, propane tanks, and hazardous waste
products contact 1-800-253-2687, www.cleanup.org.