Hard to Recycle Materials

  • Cars-

    Cars
    • Veteran Car Donations - https://www.veterancardonations.org/ 877-594-5822 Accepts all types of vehicles and things like boats, rvs, golf carts, riding lawn mowers, atvs, tractors, etc ? Breast Cancer Car Donations - https://www.cardonations4cancer.org/ 866-540-5069 Accepts all types of vehicles and things like boats, rvs, golf carts, riding lawn mowers, atvs, tractors, etc.

  • CFL's -

    Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs
  • Fluorescent Lamps -

    Long fluorescent tubes
    • Waste Management -

      (Not Free)

      wmlamptracker.com

      From their web site, order a container for the size and number of tubes you have. When container arrives, pack up tubes and mail back to Waste Management.

    • Batteries Plus -

      (12 cents per foot)

      7170 Hodgson Memorial Dr. -

      (912) 352-0650

  • Old Medicine -

    Outdated or Unused Medicine
    • Walgreen's -

      ($2.99)

      5701 Ogeechee Rd, 125 Johnny Mercer Blvd, 700 DeRenne Dr

      Ask for their specially designed “Take Away” Bag to dispose of your outdated or unused medicine.Securely seal the Walgreen’s “Take Away” Bag and drop into any US Postal mailbox. It will go to a medicine incinerator.

    • Armstrong Univ. -

      (Free)

      11935 Abercorn St -

      (912) 344-2603

      There is a prescription drop-off box at campus police dept. Medicine MUST be in a container.

  • Old Paint

    • Yourself by Solidification Disposal -

      (Free)

      Make the liquid solid by adding sawdust or kitty litter. Double line a garbage can with plastic garbage bags and add the paint and dry material. Let sit until material solidifies. Tie up bag & place in regular garbage. Work outside/don't make bag too heavy to handle/wear gloves/keep away from kids & pets.

    • Home Depot -

      ($2.00)

      11180 Abercorn St. -

      (912) 921-0158

      Paint hardener "HOMOX". Work outside/don't make bag too heavy to handle/wear gloves/keep away from kids & pets.

    • Chatham Paint Center -

      (Cost Varies)

      1116 E Montgomery Cross Rd. -

      (912) 355-3277

      http://atlantapaintdisposal.com

  • Flammable Liquids -

    Gas/Paint Thinner
    • Yourself by Evaporation Method -

      (Free)

      ACCORDING TO GA EPD: If small amount, open the container & let evaporate. If greater amount, get disposable metal tray & pour liquid 1/2 inch deep into tray. Let evaporate. Continue process until all gone. When complete, wrap tray in newspapers & place in sturdy trash bag & dispose in household trash. Work outside. Keep away from kids/pets.

  • Ammunition

    • Police Dept. -

      (Free)

      201 Habersham St. -

      (912) 651-6675

      MOST GUN SHOPS WILL TAKE OLD AMMO: Call in advance to make sure the police officer who handles ammunition is on duty.

  • Waste Tires -

    Car tires
    • JJ Tire Center -

      ($3.00 each)

      3701 Ogeechee Rd -

      (912) 447-0111

      MOST TIRE SHOPS WILL TAKE OLD TIRES FOR A FEE. Deliver tires to their location

  • Georgia Approved Scrap Tire Processors