Keep Statesboro Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) is hosting a one-of-a-kind recycling event that is free to all Bulloch County Residents! Recycle Fest 2022 will take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in partnership with Bulloch County Parks & Recreation.

Recycle Fest 2022 will showcase six vendors who are excited to offer Bulloch County residents the opportunity to properly dispose of items in a safe and environmentally friendly way. Listed below are the vendors, in no particular order:

  • Green Zone – Textile Recycling
  • Greenrock/Boro Recycling – Household Glass, Plastics, and Metal Recycling
  • Pittman Park United Methodist Church – Household Battery Recycling
  • Georgia Power/Asplundh/Georgia Forestry Commission – Christmas Tree Recycling
  • Ultra Shred Technologies – Paper Shred and Recycling
  • Statesboro Police Department – Proper Medication Destruction

For a full list of accepted items vs non-accepted items to bring to the event is listed below, as well as on the KSBB website.

The event is being held at Mill Creek Regional Park in the parking lot closest to the back of the park, immediately right of Splash in the Boro. A map is included here for driving directions to the location of the event from the entrance of the park. The address to the park is 1388 GA-24, Statesboro, GA 30461.

Recycle Fest Accepted vs Non-Accepted Items

Bring One for the Chipper/Georgia Power + Asplundh + Georgia Forestry

ACCEPTED

  • Natural Christmas trees: all sizes

NOT ACCEPTED      

  • Christmas tree lights
  • Wrapping paper
  • Christmas tree ornaments    

Green Zone Textile Recycling

ACCEPTED

*Note that all accepted items must be, BAGGED in a trash bag or other plastic-type bag, WASHED & DRY, NOT MOLDY, and NOT CONTAMINATED with solvent-type liquid (gasoline, Goof Off, etc)*

  • Clothing
  • Shoes
  • Belts
  • Purses
  • Towels
  • Sheets
  • Curtains

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Pillows
  • Comforters
  • Mattresses
  • Mattress Covers

Greenrock/Boro Recycling

ACCEPTED

Note that all accepted items must be CLEANED and EMPTY.

  • Small Metal Items (like beverage cans, or food containers)
  • All plastics that have the recycling symbol or numbering system labeled on them (1-7)
  • Small Glass Items (like beverage bottles, or food containers)
  • Plastic bags/film (examples: walmart shopping bags, bread bags)

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Large sheets/pieces of metal
  • Large sheets/pieces of glass
  • Trash
  • Unclean plastic/glass/metal items

Ultra Shred Technologies

ACCEPTED

  • Tax Documents
  • Personal Papered Items
  • Receipts
  • Banking Papers

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Metal of any kind
  • Batteries
  • CD’s
  • Electronics
  • Cardboard
  • Three-Ring Binders

Pittman Park United Methodist Church

ACCEPTED

  • Household Batteries

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Rechargeable Batteries

Statesboro Police Department

ACCEPTED

  • Pills
  • Patches
  • Pet Medication
  • Over-the-counter Drugs

NOT ACCEPTED

  • Liquids
  • Needles
  • Sharps

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