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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Important Notice! Recycling in Norcross

Important Notice!

Weekly Curbside Residential Recycling Collection Begins Week of June 4, 2018


Dear Valued Norcross Resident;

Effective the week of June 4, 2018, Advanced Disposal will provide curbside recycling collection on a weekly basis at residential households in the City of Norcross. The City encourages participation in the recycling program as it provides many benefits for our environment including:

1. Reduce the amount of material that is landfills

2. Conserves natural resources such as timber, water and minerals

3. Prevents pollution by reducing the need to collect new raw materials


In an effort to maximize the results of our recycling efforts, please read and follow the below guidelines:


Acceptable Curbside Recycling Items:


  • Cardboard
  • Plastics-water bottles, soda bottles, detergent bottles, milk jugs
  • Aluminum (soda) cans
  • Packing paper (no wax)
  • Mixed paper (newspaper, magazine, shredded paper, printer & copy paper, loose-leaf paper, notebook paper)



Unacceptable Curbside Recycling Items:

Glass                                                  Juice Boxes

Batteries                                             Medical Waste

Styrofoam                                           Electrical Wire

Light Bulbs                                         Plastic Strapping

Electronics                                         Toner/Ink Cartridges

Food Waste                                        Napkins/Paper Towels

Milk Cartons                                       Construction Debris or Waste



Glass:  Do NOT put glass in recycling carts.  Glass contaminates other acceptable recycling materials. Glass must either be taken separately to Public Works located at 345 Lively Ave, during open hours of M-F, 8am-4:30pm or be placed in your trash cart.


Recycling Guidelines:


  • Place cart at curbside by 6:30am on scheduled collection day. 
  • Place cart within 3 feet of the curb with the handle facing the residential unit and away from the street.
  • Place cart at least 3 feet away from other objects such as carts, mailboxes, other carts.


Thank you for your participation!



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