Smyrna Recycling Center

The City of Smyrna Recycling Education Center is managed by the City of Smyrna and supported by Keep Smyrna Beautiful. The center serves as a drop-off station for those who don’t have curbside pick-up or have items that are not accepted by their curbside pick-up.


The Smyrna Recycling Center is located at 3475 Lake Drive, Smyrna, GA 30082.

Recycling Guidelines at the Recycling Center

  • Please bring only the items listed on our accepted items list. 
  • Do not bring any items listed on our unaccepted items list
  • Paint recycling guidelines
  • Rinse out cans, bottles, and jars
  • Flatten all cardboard
  • Only recycle paper products that are free from food contamination
  • Take the tops off plastic containers and glass jars
  • Put recyclables in the correct bin
  • Aerosol cans must be completely empty
  • Plastic bags, foam products, plastics #4-#7 and other eligible hard-to-recycle plastics are only accepted through the Hefty® ReNew™ program. Bags must be purchased in order to participate in this program. You can purchase bags at local Kroger and Target stores as well as online directly from Hefty.

Operating Hours

  • Closed Sunday and Monday
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday- 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Thursday-10:00am-6:00pm

Click here for the full list of 2024 recycling center closures

Smyrna Recycling Center Tours

Tours are offered every third Friday of the month from 9:00am-10:00am. Pre-registration is required. Click here to sign up.

Private group tours can be scheduled by contacting or 770-431-2863. Please review our tour guidelines for tours involving children.

For Additional Information and Questions: (770) 431-2869

Visit our Recycling Resources page to learn more about local recycling options, including curbside recycling.

Community service: if you need to complete court-ordered community service hours, fill out this form. 


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