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Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), in partnership with the Forsyth County Recycling and Solid Waste Department and the City of Cumming, invites residents to participate in the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Recycling and Disposal event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 (235 Castleberry Rd.).

Online registration and a printed or electronic confirmation are required for participation. Registration for County residents opens at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, at Availability is on a first come, first served basis until the maximum amount of materials or vehicles are registered for participation.

Items that will be accepted include corrosive, ignitable, toxic and/or reactive HHW items.

Items accepted:
Aerosols including aerosol paint
Automotive products (batteries, degreaser, brake/transmission fluid, antifreeze, motor oil, etc.)
Batteries (all types)
Chlorinated solvents
Cleaners (corrosives, spot removers, bleach, acids and bases)
Electronics (computers, monitors, laptops, televisions, etc.)
Fire extinguishers
Flammables (lighter fluid and waste fuels such as kerosene, gasoline, diesel fuel, etc.)
Fluorescent bulbs and ballasts
Glues and epoxy
Lawn care products (weed killer, fertilizer, etc.)
Oils and greases (motor, lubricants, industrial)
Paints and Stains (all types) - limit 10 gallons
Pesticides (herbicides, flea and tick products, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides, etc.)
Pool Chemicals
Small propane gas cylinders
Solvents and varnishes
Thermometers and thermostats
Wood preservatives

Not Accepted:
Medical waste, needles
Ammunition, explosives
Non-hazardous items

A full list of accepted materials may be found at, by emailing or by calling (770) 205-4573.
There is no charge for dropping off household hazardous waste during the event. A $5 donation is requested to help support Keep Forsyth County Beautiful, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
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    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.