Recycle clothing, furniture, home medical equipment and other hard-to-dispose-of large items at Johns Creek’s “Bulky Items Recycling Day” on Saturday, June 23rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Target / Home Depot parking lot located at 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097. 

The event – for Johns Creek residents only (please see the tool to the right if you are uncertain if your address falls within the Johns Creek city limits) – is hosted by the City of Johns Creek and Keep Johns Creek Beautiful and runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Target / Home Depot parking lot at 5950 State Bridge Road, Johns Creek, GA 30097. Expect delays and please arrive well before 1 p.m. Reusable items will be donated to charity.​

The following items will be accepted for recycling or reuse:

  • Appliances: refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, residential A/C units, ovens/stoves/stovetops, dehumidifiers, wine coolers, microwaves
  • Electronics: cell phones, computers & accessories, televisions, batteries (please place alkaline, i.e. single use "A," "AA," "C," etc. batteries in a separate container/bag from other batteries)
  • Metal items:  bicycles, grills, lawn furniture, scrap metal, file cabinets, lawn mowers
  • Home medical equipment:  wheelchairs, walkers, canes, shower seats, etc.
  • Fluorescent tubes and CFL’s (compact fluorescent lights)
  • F.O.G.  (cooking fats/oils/grease only--NOT automotive)

The following items – in good reusable condition only, will be collected by American Kidney Services:

  • Men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing
  • Shoes and accessories
  • Working electronics like televisions, CD players, and DVD players
  • Cookware and serving utensils, Silverware and glassware
  • Small appliances
  • Decorative items
  • Drapes and linens
  • Small furniture
  • Books, toys

Please do NOT bring the following items:

  • No furniture that is torn, stained, broken or structurally unsound, mattresses, box springs
  • No office furniture, pianos, game tables, large entertainment centers*
  • No carpet/rugs, exercise equipment, waterbeds*
  • No playpens, strollers, car seats
  • No paint or household hazardous waste
  • No fluids including motor oil and anti-freeze (cooking oil is OK)
  • No construction and demolition materials*
  • No bathroom fixtures (unless brand new)
  • No yard debris, household trash
  • No tires

Please speak to your private waste hauler about items that are not suitable for recycling or reuse.  

*If they are in good condition, try donating these items on Craigslist, Freecycle, or to Habitat for Humanity.

For more information, call 770-551-7766, or email

Bulky Recycling Day for Johns Creek Residents