Cobb County Government

The RockTenn Company Recycling Center, located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008, accepts customer drop-off of office paper, plastic.

The Solid Waste Transfer Station, operated by Advanced Disposal Services (ADS) is located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008. The ADS Transfer Station is open Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for acceptance of certain recyclable materials. The recyclable materials (tires, used motor oil, used antifreeze, car & truck batteries, and electronic devices) must cross the scales and customers do incur standard tip charges, starting with a $7.00 minimum charge for the first 400 lbs of material to be processed at the transfer station. Additional charges will be applied for disposal of select items such as tires, propane tanks and other items designated by ADS due to security requirements and extensive handling and expenses required to process and ship these items. For information concerning ADS disposal rates please contact them at (770) 485-8940.ics 1-7, junk mail, newspapers, magazines, phone books, green glass, brown glass, clear glass, aluminum cans, and tin cans. Paper types do not have to be separated. This no-charge customer drop-off service is offered Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information concerning customer drop-off or other recycling services offered by RockTenn Company Recycling please contact them at (678) 403-3900.

TAG Grinding Services, Inc. vegetative waste recovery center located at 2150 County Services Pkwy accepts yard debris such as grass clippings, limbs, bushes, or leaves. TAG Grinding does charge for this service. For specific information concerning TAG’s disposal rates or other information, please contact their office at (770) 896-3995. TAG’s hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.


 

Recycled Items

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Aluminum Cans Construction Debris Paper
Aluminum Scrap Electronics Plastic
Anti-Freeze Glass Refrigerators
Carpet Padding Landscaping Debris Scrap Metals
Cell Phones Motor Oil Tires

 

Aluminum Cans may be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Cans are accepted at a large metal basket at the front of the Transfer Station building. Please dump the cans out of any bags or boxes. Please do not mix steel (tin) cans with the aluminum. Foil and TV dinner trays type materials are all accepted. Do not put pieces of structural aluminum in with the cans. Cobb does NOT pay for aluminum cans.

Please contact RockTenn Company Recycling at (678) 403-3900  if you have any questions concerning the recycling of aluminum cans.


Aluminum Scrap may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Scrap is accepted at the scrap metal pile at the rear of the building. This drop off point is after the inbound scale and there is a charge.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of aluminum scrap.


Antifreeze may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Automotive antifreeze is accepted at the building at the back of the Transfer Station. Be careful not to pour antifreeze into the used oil container beside the Antifreeze Tank.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of antifreeze.


Carpet Padding may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Carpet padding is accepted at the Transfer Station. Any Quantity.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the disposal of carpet padding.


Cell phones, pagers, chargers and their rechargeable batteries are accepted at the Transfer Station for recycling. Keep your eye open for cell phone recycling containers in County Offices in convenient locations.


Construction Debris may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Construction Debris such as plasterboard, shingles, carpet, lumber, pallets, etc. is accepted at the Transfer Station, however, at this time, these materials are not recycled.

Concrete and asphalt demolition debris is recycled. There is the usual scale fee for disposal of these materials.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of construction debris.


Electronics may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Items Accepted
Computer Monitors/Microwave Ovens/Computer CPU's Stereos/ Toaster/ Laptops/ Copiers/ Printers/ Video Machines/ Alarm Clocks/ Disk Drives/ VCRs/ Can Openers Floppy Drives/ Camcorders/ Telephones/ Test & Networking Equipment/ Camera (Digital too)/ CB Radios Modems/ Mouse/ Record Players/ CD Players/ Circuit Boards/ Portable Radios/ Electrical Panels/ Typewriters/ UPS/ Battery Back-Up/ CD Roms/ Fax Machines/ Cell Phones/ Rechargeable Batteries/ Cables/ Projectors/ Keyboards/ 8-Tracks (Reel to Reel Tape)/ Scanners

Let the scale operator know that you are bringing electronics to recycle. They will direct to a specific area on the tipping floor where you may leave the electronics. There is a nominal fee of $7.00 for any amount under 400 pounds. Televisions will not be recycled and are subject to regular tipping floor fees.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of electronics.


Glass may be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008. be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.
Glass CONTAINERS are accepted. Please Note: Do not recycle other glass products such as table tops, window panes, headlights, light bulbs, etc. The rule of thumb is, if it is a container with a cap, it is a recyclable type of glass. Others contain additives that make the glass unsuitable for recycling and can actually contaminate a whole load.
Please contact RockTenn Company Recycling at (678) 403-3900  if you have any questions concerning the recycling of glass.


Landscaping Debris may be disposed of for a fee at the TAG Grinding Services Vegetative Waste Recovery site located at 2150 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008
Yard debris such as grass clippings, limbs, bushes, and leaves for a charge. Hours of operation are Mon - Fri 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sat 8 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sunday.
Please contact TAG Grinding at (770) 432-7193 if you have any questions concerning the recovery of landscaping debris.


Used Motor Oil may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.
Use automotive motor oil is accepted at the building at the back of the Transfer Station. Maximum container size is 5 gallons. Oil is dumped into a filter at the top of the storage tank. NO 55 GALLON DRUMS ARE ACCEPTED. DO NOT DUMP OIL INTO THE ANTIFREEZE TANK BESIDE THE OIL TANK.
Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of used motor oil.


Paper Products may be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Paper products, such as newspapers, magazines, office paper, and cardboards (example: cereal boxes, etc) may all be recycled in one container. Separation is not required. Corrugated cardboard boxes should be separated from other paper products.

Please contact RockTenn Company Recycling at (678) 403-3900 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of paper products.


Plastic Containers be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.
Plastic CONTAINERS are accepted. Do not recycle other plastic products such as bubble wrap, styrofoam, styrene (hard clear) plastic, etc. The rule of thumb is, if it is a container with a cap, it is a recyclable type of plastic. Nearly all "bottle-type" containers are either Type 1 or 2 plastic and are readily recyclable and have good markets.
Please contact RockTenn Company Recycling at (678) 403-3900 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of plastic containers.


Refrigerators & Freon Containing Appliances may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Appliances containing freon are accepted at the Transfer Station. Cobb County Solid Waste will extract the freon on-site. Please deposit the refrigerators at the signs by the scrap metal area. PLEASE DO NOT DUMP REFIRGERATORS, AIR CONDITIONERS, ETC. INTO THE SCRAP METAL PILE.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of refrigerators and Freon containing appliances.


Steel and Other Metal Cans may be dropped off at no charge at the RockTenn Company Recycling Center located at 1775 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Steel, commonly called "tin", cans are accepted in hoppers at the front of the building. It is not necessary to remove paper labels. It saves space, but is not necessary to flatten the cans.

Please contact RockTenn Company Recycling at (678) 403-3900 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of steel or other metal cans.


Tires may be disposed of for a fee at the Advanced Disposal Transfer Station located at 1897 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.

Tires for private passenger vehicles are accepted at the Transfer Station for recycling. ADS does accept tires still mounted on wheels but cannot take tires full of mud, gravel, etc. There is a per tire charge for tire disposal.

Please contact ADS at (770) 485-8940 if you have any questions concerning the recycling of tires.