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

The Smyrna Recycling Center will be closed Saturday, January 13, 2024, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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.


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