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Say Goodbye To Garbage During Bulky Trash Amnesty Day

Get rid of those big items on Nov. 10 at the Roswell Public Works Division on Hembree Road from 8 a.m.-noon.

Give your home a clean sweep this fall by clearing out unwanted bulky items from your garage, basement and attic and getting rid of them on Saturday, Nov. 10 at Bulky Trash Amnesty Day.

Hosted by the Public Works Departments of Roswell and Milton*, along with Keep Roswell Beautiful, Bulky Trash Amnesty Day allows residents to drop off large items for disposal free of charge at the city of Roswell Public Works Division at 1810 Hembree Road from 8 a.m. to noon.

Proof of Roswell or Milton residency (utility bills and/or window decals) will be required.

Examples of acceptable bulky items include:

  • Tires - must be off the rim, automobile tires only; limit 4 per car
  • Sofas, tables, chairs
  • Refrigerators, washers, dryers
  • Televisions, electronics
  • Deactivated cell phones

The following items will NOT be accepted:

  • paint
  • household hazardous waste
  • any fluids including motor oil and antifreeze
  • household batteries
  • construction and demolition materials
  • yard waste

Materials will only be accepted at the site on the day of the event between of 8 a.m. and noon. Please note the line will be cut off at noon.

For proper disposal of items not accepted, please contact one of the following:

Roswell Recycling Center: 770-442-8822 (motor oil, anti-freeze)

Chadwick Landfill: 770-475-9868 (construction and demolition materials)

For more information about the event, please contact Janet Liberman at 770-641-3715 or jliberman@roswellgov.com (Roswell residents); Cindy Eade at 678-242-2509 or cindy.eade@cityofmiltonga.us (Milton residents); or visit www.roswellgov.com or Keep Roswell Beautiful at www.keeproswellbeautiful.org

*Residents of Johns Creek and Sandy Springs should contact Keep North Fulton Beautiful at
770-551-7766 for information on an event in their area.

*Residents of Alpharetta should contact Terry Porter at 678-297-6200 for information on disposal of bulky items.

lee Turner November 03, 2012 at 07:29 PM
What a laugh!!! Roswellians are forced to use the city's expensive garbage service but then THE CITY MAKES YOU HAUL YOUR BULKY STUFF TO A REMOTE LOCATION AND ONLY DURING A SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD ???!!! You people are crazy !! When I moved to Cobb County and escaped from over-priced, Business-Hostile Roswell, I got my pick of many, many garbage service companies for as little as $12 a month, and I can put out "bulky" items anytime I want. I don't have to load it into my car to take to another location! (LMAO at the visual of you Roswell drones lugging heavy stuff to your cars and then driving over to Hembree Road) I can't believe the residents of Roswell are still putting up with this government monopoly! P-R-I-V-A-T-I-Z-E, people, P-R-I-V-A-T-I-Z-E !!!! Stop licking the boots of your masters! Or better yet - move out of that nazi town with its never-ending ordinances against everything and its loser council, mayor and administrator.

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