County Recycling Information
We all know we should recycle, but how many of us actually do it? Most likely, very few. Why? There are at least three obstacles that make participation in this process difficult:
The information on this page addresses problems 1 and 3. Unfortunately, the solution to problem 2 is different for each household and must be addressed by the residents of each dwelling themselves. You might want to search the internet for suggestions on storing and managing recyclables.
What can be Recycled?
Much more than we might think! However, Habersham County's recycling centers accepts the following types of items:
What about other objects -- for example, electronic equipment, car batteries and tires, used oil, printer toner cartridges, and plastic bags? Check local and national retailers (auto parts stores, grocery stores, tire shops, and websites of manufacturers) to see what, if anything, they accept for recycling (some may charge a fee). An online search of this subject may also help you find additional information. Look at the following also (clicking on these links will take you to third-party web sites):
Where and When to Take Recyclables
Currently there are three county-operated recycling centers, one in Mt. Airy, The Cornelia/Habersham Recycling Center and one in Clarkesville.