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Recycling Center

Address: 65 West Asbury Road, McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: (770) 288-6410
E-Mail: E-Mail Us

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm
             Saturday: 8am – 2pm
             Sunday: Closed

**Electronics Recycling Event**

2018 Holiday Closings

January 1, 2018   New Year's Day
January 15, 2018   Martin Luther King Holiday
March 30, 2018   Good Friday (Floating Holiday)
May 28, 2018   Memorial Day
July 4, 2018   Independence Day
September 3, 2018   Labor Day
November 22, 2018   Thanksgiving Holiday
November 23, 2018   Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 2018   Christmas Holiday
December 25, 2018   Christmas Holiday
December 31, 2018   New Year's Eve (Floating Holiday)
January 1, 2019   New Year's Day

Thank you for participating in environmental and social stewardship!

Please Note:

  • This facility is strictly a recycling center, and as such will not accept any trash.
  • This facility is strictly a drop-off center; we do not pick up recyclables
  • There is no fee to use the recycling center
  • Rinse all plastic/glass bottles/cans, and aluminum food trays before recycling
  • We do not reimburse/pay money to people for their recyclables
  • Shred documents/papers containing personally identifiable information and sensitive personal information before recycling. Henry County is not responsible for any papers/documents containing personally identifiable information and sensitive personal information.

Only Henry County residents can recycle yard debris. No yard debris from commercial landscapers and contractors will be accepted. Commercial landscapers must go to the landfill or transfer stations. Henry County residents must show a valid Driver’s License as proof of residency for yard debris disposal.


Recyclables We Accept

Items must be separated as follows:

  • Clear/brown (amber)/green glass
  • Tin cans
  • Plastics #1, such as juice, soda, and water bottles
  • Plastics #2 such as milk jugs and liquid detergent bottles
  • Aluminum foil (food residue free), cans, and food trays
  • Cardboard & paperboard like cereal, cracker, and pasta boxes (remove plastic windows on pasta boxes)
  • Office paper. No toilet paper, paper towels, and tissues
  • Newspaper, telephone books, and magazines
  • Acid-based batteries, such as those from a car, motorcycle, or lawnmower
  • Motor oil
  • Residential cooking oil
  • Scrap metal - such as lawn mowers (please remove fuel), wire hangers, and appliances such as washers, dryers, hot water heaters, refrigerators, ovens, and microwaves
  • Live Christmas Trees
  • Yard debris like clippings, prunings, branches, limbs, grass, leaves, from private residents only. No yard debris from commercial landscapers and contractors will be accepted. Commercial landscapers must go to the landfill or transfer stations. Only Henry County residents can recycle yard debris. Henry County residents must show a valid Driver’s License as proof of residency for yard debris disposal

Examples of Items We Do Not Accept

  • Trash
  • Styrofoam
  • Food take-out containers
  • Tires
  • Plastics #3 to #7
  • Furniture
  • Blue glass
  • Yogurt and margarine tubs
  • Spinach and lettuce containers
  • Plastic bags
  • Electronics
  • Cooking oil bottles
  • PVC pipes
  • Clothing
  • Mattresses
  • Fence posts, plywood, and landscape timbers
  • Paints and stains
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Cat litter
  • Toys
  • Paper/ceramic tableware
  • Construction materials/debris
  • Yard/wood debris from commercial landscaping and contractors
  • Plastic hangers
  • Plastic shower curtains
  • Medical wastes

Trash services near the Recycling Center

ADM Transfer Station
120 East Main St.
Hampton, GA 30228
(404) 790-7169
Pine Ridge Landfill
105 Bailey Jester Road
Griffin, GA 30223
(770) 233-9081
Red Roll Off, LLC
1940 Highway 42 South
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 624-1006

Furniture, clothing, and other housewares in good condition can be donated to:

Blessings Thrift Store
86 Work Camp Road
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 288-6503
Goodwill
250 Jonesboro Road
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 957-4311

Salvation Army
401 Racetrack Road
McDonough, GA 30253
(770) 957-8868


 Where to Recycle or Donate your vehicle:

§  https://www.veterancardonations.org/

   877-594-5822

   Accepts: Cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, boats, RVs, golf carts, riding lawn mowers.

§  https://www.cardonations4cancer.org/ 

   866-540-5069

   Accepts: Cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, boats, RVs, golf carts, riding lawn mowers.

§  https://www.goodwillcardonation.org/

   866-233-8586

   Accepts: Cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, boats, RVs, golf carts, riding lawn mowers.