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Henry County Recycling Center

Recycling Center

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

Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 
Sunday: Closed




2020 Holiday Closings

January 1, 2020   New Year's Day
January 20, 2020   Martin Luther King Holiday
April 10, 2020   Good Friday
April 11, 2020   Floating Holiday
May 25, 2020   Memorial Day
July 3, 2020   Independence Day
July 4, 2020   Independence Day
September 7, 2020   Labor Day
November 26, 2020   Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27, 2020   Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28, 2020   Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 2020   Christmas Holiday
December 25, 2020   Christmas Holiday
December 26, 2020   Christmas Holiday
December 31, 2020   New Year's Eve
January 1, 2021   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.

Henry County does not pick up any residential/commercial trash (including yard debris) and recycling. All commercial pickups and all curbside residential pickups for unincorporated (outside city limits) properties must be coordinated through a private trash/recycling service provider. Please click here for recommendations.


Recyclables We Accept

Items must be separated as follows:

The fees for yard debris are as follows (debit/credit cards only):

  • Electronics: Download list of accepted Electronics (PDF)
  • 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.
    • Pick-up or smaller vehicle = $10.00
    • Trailer (single axe) = $ 20.00
    • Trailer (double axe) = $40.00
    • Flat bed or dump trailer = $75.00
    • Dump Truck = $150.00
  • Wood debris will be accepted Mondays through Fridays until 4:45 PM & Saturdays until 1:45 PM. 

 

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
  • Plastic bags
  • 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 & Recycling Disposal

Henry County does not pick up any residential/commercial trash (including yard debris) and recycling. All commercial pickups and all curbside residential pickups for unincorporated (outside city limits) properties must be coordinated through a private trash/recycling service provider.  

Yard debris and recyclables can be dropped off at the Henry County Recycling Center. Please click here for a list of accepted materials. Please add hyperlink for “here” to the Recycling Center web page 

If trees/debris have fallen onto County-owned roads or right-of-ways, please contact the Henry County Department of Transportation (DOT) at (770) 288-7623. 

If trees/debris have fallen onto State-owned roadways (i.e. I-75, S.R. 42, Hwy 155, Hwy 20, Hwy 81), please contact the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) at: 

1-888-488-4386 
(706) 646-7700 
(706) 646-7701 
Report non-emergency incidents to: SafeRoadsD3@dot.ga.gov 

If you live within city limits of McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, or Locust Grove, please contact the respective department below for rates, schedules, etc.: 

McDonough Public Works Department (678) 782-6277 hyperlink http://www.mcdonoughga.org/city-departments-services/finance/sanitation-and-recycling 

Stockbridge Sanitation Department (770) 474-123 https://www.cityofstockbridge.com/pview.aspx?id=4895&catid=72 

Hampton Public Works Department (770) 946-3234 https://hamptonga.gov/184/Public-Works 

Locust Grove Public Works Department (770) 957-5043 https://www.locustgrove-ga.gov/living-here/utilities/sanitation 

If you DO NOT live within city limits, the following are recommendations for trash/recycling service providers: 

Clean Earth Sanitation (770) 775-0505 hyperlink https://cleanearthsanitation.com/ 

Trash drop-off locations near the Recycling Center 

Please note that these facilities are not owned or operated by Henry County Government. Please call to inquire of fees. 

Trash services near the Recycling Center

ADM Transfer Station
124 East Main St.
Hampton, GA 30228
(404) 790-7169
Atlanta Dumpster
Pine Ridge Landfill
105 Bailey Jester Road
Griffin, GA 30223
(770) 233-9081
Henry Waste & Recycle
1940 Highway 42 South
McDonough, GA 30253
(470) 488-0084
Henry Waste
Seminole Road Landfill
4203 Clevemont Road
Ellenwood, GA 30294
(404) 687-4040
Stockbridge Transfer Station
141 Railroad Street
Stockbridge, GA 30281
(770) 506-0016
Dekalb Landfill

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

Goodwill
1790 Panola Road
Ellenwood, GA 30294
678-646-6801
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1465 Highway 20 West
McDonough, GA 30253
(678) 782-5111
Calling beforehand to inquire which items are
accepted is strongly recommended
 

Hard to Recycle Items:

  • Paint
  • Household chemicals
  • Tires
  • Televisions & monitors
  • Mattresses
  • Propane Tanks
  • Thermometers
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Bulbs
  • CFL Bulbs
  • Toilets

Please see CHaRM to inquire of any applicable fees. CHaRM also accepts Styrofoam and traditional recyclables free of charge. ​

Building Materials (Usable Condition)

Please see Lifecycle Building Center of Greater Atlanta. ​


 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.