- Address: 470 Blalock Rd, Canton, GA 30115
- GPS: 34.1485342,-84.4763049
- Phone: 770-516-4195
- Mobile Phone: 770-516-4195
- Monday 9am-5pm
- Tuesday 9am-5pm
- Wednesday 9am-5pm
- Thursday 9am-5pm
- Friday 9am-5pm
- Saturday 8am-4pm
- Sunday closed
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The Cherokee County Recycling Center is located on 470 Blalock Rd, Canton, GA 30115. This landfill is opened on the following hours:
- Monday: 9am-5pm
- Tuesday: 9am-5pm
- Wednesday: 9am-5pm
- Thursday: 9am-5pm
- Friday: 9am-5pm
- Saturday: 8am-4pm
- Sunday: closed
The landfill is closed on all US federal holidays. The dumps on the landfill are regulated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the applicable state laws.
The Cherokee County Recycling Center Georgia buries trash and garbage below secured and stratified layers of dirt and isolating material. The transfer station accepts tire, solid waste, hazardous waste, and inert material waste. For any other type of waste that you are not SURE ABOUT, you can reach them out at 770-516-4195.
You may contact the Cherokee County Recycling Center about any information regarding: waste managing policies, recycling policies, commercial garbage, accepted types of trash, industrial waste, household garbage, appliances disposal and hazardous waste management.
You can reach the Cherokee County Recycling Center about their opening hours to the public and what is the visitor policy. They would gladly answer your questions.
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Popular questions at Cherokee County Recycling Center
When waste arrives in a landfill it needs to be sorted out first. Therefore, we have waste sorting stations. These are specialized for municipal waste and not for other types of landfills. Garbage trucks dump their municipal waste. Then the waste is separated into recyclable waste and non-recyclable materials. The non-recyclable garbage is then separated into hazardous waste, energy recyclable waste, landfill waste, or incinerator waste. Afterward that it has been sorted out, it is then loaded onto garbage trucks, and this deposits the waste onto their designated places.
The schedule of each landfill differs and they different hours of operation. To find the opening hours regarding a specific landfill, you use the above site. After you have located the desired landfill to use, the operating hours can be seen on current page of site after clicking into the “Opening hours” section. There you will be able to locate the opening hours and any other facts about the business services of the landfill.
The first step onto the waste stations is to weigh the incoming garbage trucks. These sites are also open to the public and they help the community. The work of waste sorting stations is very important, and it helps to optimize the process of waste management. Transfer stations pre-compact the waste thus it is easier for the bulldozers to manage the waste at the sanitary landfills.
There is an interesting type of landfill, inert landfills. This type of landfill receives sand, concrete, and other waste related to construction. This type of waste does not have any biohazards nor decomposes, or it does so very slowly. These types of waste neither produce liquid waste. In this category, we mostly have asphalt, rocks, bricks, yard leaves. In this category, we do not include demolition waste.
A sanitary landfill is different from a dump in the meaning that it goes above and beyond to assure that there is no environmental pollution. A sanitary landfill also reuses gases to generate electricity while eliminating the chance of liquids spillage onto fresh groundwater. The landfill is also covered, so the wind won’t fly away debris or any piece of garbage. A dump is just an open space to dump the garbage. No controlled activity, no monitoring, no expert supervision, and no environmental protection. The waste decomposes in the open air and pollutes the soil and groundwater water.