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Compactor & Recycling


(ABOVE) Compactor Signage

(ABOVE) Recycling Signage.


1116 Murphy Ave, SW Atlanta, GA 30310

(ABOVE) will give you a small compost bin and pick it up weekly from your doorstep.


        1. Always push the compactor start button so trash doesn’t pile up.
        2. Kitchen/Everyday Garbage only
          NO mattresses or construction debris that will clog up and stop the compactor.
          NO Paint or material hazardous to the environment. These can be taken EVERY Third Saturday of the Month to “Atlanta Recycles” at Greenbriar Mall or taken to CHaRM, see below.

          • RECYCLING 
            1. McGill Recycling Center: This is for small everyday items like recyclable aluminum cans, plastic, paper and broken-down boxes. 40% of metal in structural steel is from recycled content so recycle metal objects. NO GLASS, STYROFOAM, ELECTRONICS OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS LIKE PAINT AND SOLVENTS.
            2. Furniture in Good Condition:  Good Will, The Atlanta Furniture Bank  or a similar type 501(c)3 will pick it up if too big for a car and give you a receipt so it can be written off your taxes. All these guys are picky when they pick up things so be sure and talk to them about what is acceptable.
            3. CHaRM: If not reusable or hazardous then make an appointment at CHaRM to recycle: Here is where to make an appointment and setup:
            4. “Atlanta Recycles Day”:  EVERY Third Saturday of the Month is Atlanta Recycles hosted by Greenbriar Mall:  and partnered by the  City of AtlantaDepartment of Public WorksCartlanta Keep Atlanta Beautiful Commission and CHARM by Live Thrive . Join the pros EVERY Third Saturday of the Month in the fight to help clean up the environment. Dispose of your old documents, clothing, plastic, glass, metal, electronics, tires and plastic bags for FREE. Drive up and drop off!

          • BULK PICKUP Use ATL311 to schedule.
            1. Schedule the day for pick up and let the association know so we can schedule the gate open for the City.
            2. Place items on your reserved space the evening before the scheduled pickup.

    • CONSTRUCTION RECYCLING:   The Lifecycle Building Center will upsell/ recycle your working/good condition cabinets, appliances, lighting fixtures, doors, windows, plantation shutters, flooring, and supplies for another’s use at a up to 80% off market value.
      1116 Murphy Ave, SW Atlanta, GA 30310
    • CONSTRUCTION DEBRIS: For remodeling debris that can’t be recycled 1) have your contractor take it off-site, 2) have your contractor provide a waste dumpster or 3) DIY: provide your own dumpster- ask Scott about the most economical way to provide your own.

      • COMPOSTING: There are several places that can be contacted individually to pick up compost like but this is not a McGill Place Service. We realize the importance of compost and have been thinking about creating gardening terraces in our “gulch” (walk the north boundary area) that might utilize the vast energy in compost to grow individually maintained flower and vegetable gardens, but this is not a reality yet. Soon!