WHERE or HOW CAN I RECYCLE...


Cars

 

CFL's
Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs

 

Fluorescent Lamps
Long fluorescent tubes

 

Old Medicine
Outdated or Unused Medicine

  • WALGREEN'S

    ($2.99)

    5701 Ogeechee Rd,
    125 Johnny Mercer Blvd,
    700 E DeRenne Ave
    Ask for their specially designed "Take Away" Bag to dispose of your outdated or unused medicine.Securely seal the Walgreen’s "Take Away" Bag and drop into any US Postal mailbox. It will go to a medicine incinerator.
  • ARMSTRONG UNIVERSITY

    (Free)

    11935 Abercorn St (912) 344-2603
    There is a prescription drop-off box at campus police dept. Medicine MUST be in a container.

 

Old Paint

  • YOURSELF BY SOLIDIFICATION DISPOSAL

    (Free)

    Make the liquid solid by adding sawdust or kitty litter. Double line a garbage can with plastic garbage bags and add the paint and dry material. Let sit until material solidifies. Tie up bag & place in regular garbage. Work outside/don't make bag too heavy to handle/wear gloves/keep away from kids & pets.
  • HOME DEPOT

    ($2.00)

    11180 Abercorn St.
    (912) 921-0158
    Paint hardener "HOMOX". Work outside/don't make bag too heavy to handle/wear gloves/keep away from kids & pets.
  • CHATHAM PAINT CENTER

    (Cost Varies)

    1116 E Montgomery Cross Rd.
    (912) 355-3277
    https://www.atlantapaintdisposal.com/

 

Flammable Liquids
Gas/Paint Thinner

  • YOURSELF BY EXPLORATION METHOD

    (Free)

    ACCORDING TO GA EPD: If small amount, open the container & let evaporate. If greater amount, get disposable metal tray & pour liquid 1/2 inch deep into tray. Let evaporate. Continue process until all gone. When complete, wrap tray in newspapers & place in sturdy trash bag & dispose in household trash. Work outside. Keep away from kids/pets.

 

Ammunition

  • SAVANNAH POLICE DEPT.

    (Free)

    201 Habersham St.
    (912) 651-6675
    MOST GUN SHOPS WILL TAKE OLD AMMO: Call in advance to make sure the police officer who handles ammunition is on duty.

 

Waste Tires
Car tires