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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 Wednesday. 

Click here for all the details.

Click here to download the brochure.

Visit the following websites to learn more about recycling in the Chamblee area and around DeKalb County. 

Local Recycling Drop-off sites
Earth 911

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 drop-off. 

They accept: cans (aluminum and tin), newspaper, cereal boxes, 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 center.

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 products.

Additional Recycling Resources

Waste 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 Affairs 

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.


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