Fayetteville offers free shredding, recycling, and more for Georgia Cities Week


The city of Fayetteville will offer free paper shredding, glass recycling, and electronics recycling (no TVs) Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to noon, in celebration of Georgia Cities Week 2021.

The city will also offering a special Georgia Cities Week coloring sheet and word search game on the city website: www.Fayetteville-GA.gov/GCW. Printed coloring sheets and word search games will be available in limited quantities at Fayetteville City Hall, 210 Lanier Avenue West, Fayetteville.

Always a popular event, this upcoming Shred & Recycle Day will take place in the parking lot at Fayetteville’s new City Center Park, 210 Stonewall Avenue West. Participants are asked to use the Stonewall Avenue West entrance between Fayetteville City Cemetery and Fayetteville City Hall. Follow the lane back to the shredding and recycling stations.

Paper shredding will be limited to 10 file storage boxes (15x12x10 inches) or three kitchen-sized (13-gallon) trash bags of paper per person. No binder clips, binders, CDs, or any material except paper.

Glass recycling will be limited to household glass, with no ceramics, windows or auto glass.

Electronics recycling includes computers, small appliances (blenders, mixers, etc.), and other small devices, but it does not include televisions of any size.

Volunteers will be on site to assist with instructions and information, but participants should be prepared to carry their own paper and recyclables to the receptacles.

For more information on Shred & Recycle Day, the coloring she