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The Recycling Bank of Gwinnett

The Recycling Bank of Gwinnett is a program of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful. Your donations help our schools and provide a full time teacher.

Office hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Monday-Friday

Free Shredding & Cash for Cans Programs

We can now shred your sensitive documents and pay cash for clean, aluminum cans.

Learn more about our free shredding service.

Shredding & Cash for Cans Hours: Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm and Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

Recyclable Items

Did you know that you can recycle more than 65 items at the Recycling Bank of Gwinnett? Help us save energy and reduce the consumption of raw materials!

For safety reasons, the public is NOT allowed to remove newspapers or other recyclables from our facility.

Recycling Hours: You can drop off the recyclables listed below 24/7.

*Don’t see what you’re looking for in the drop-down menu or below? Click here to ask us your recycling question. 

We Accept

  • Paper
  • Calendars
  • Carbonless forms
  • Computer paper
  • Copy paper
  • Discarded mail
  • Envelopes
  • Greeting cards
  • Index Cards
  • Magazines
  • Manila file folders
  • Newspapers and inserts
  • Old phone directories
  • Paperback books
  • Sensitive Documents-Shredding
  • School Papers
  • Shopping catalogs
  • Wrapping paper
  • Cardboard
  • Brown envelopes
  • Cardboard boxes ( broken down)
  • Cracker and cereal boxes
  • Hardcover books
  • Milk/Juice boxes
  • Paper egg cartons
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Paper shopping and lunch bags
  • Paper towel cores
  • Pizza boxes
  • Tissue paper cores
  • Tissue or shoe boxes
  • Soda and beer cartons
  • Aluminum
  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Aluminum baking tins
  • Aluminum food trays and containers
  • Plastic Bottles
  • #1 Soda and water bottles
  • #2 Milk jugs, juice bottles, butter and yogurt tubs, detergent bottles, household cleaner containers, shampoo, and cooking oil bottles
  • Steel
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Clean metallic lids
  • Steel food containers
  • Scrap Metal
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Stainless steel
  • Pots & Pans