CHaRM and COA sticker

CHaRM , The Center for Hard to Recycle Materials, is a permanent drop-off facility that aims to improve our environmental health by encouraging reuse and diverting thousands of pounds of household hazardous waste, bulky trash and other hard to recycle items from Metro-Atlanta landfills and water systems. CHaRM details.



Enormous Crowd Moves Through Exhibit Tents At Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Enormous Crowd Moves Through Exhibit Tents At Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Join us for our 5th year organizing the 80th Atlanta Dogwood Festival’s Eco-Village! The Eco-Village is filled with environmentally friendly products, information from Atlanta nonprofits on how to make improvements to your health and local environment, and a visit from rescued animals. If you are interested in becoming a vendor in the Eco-Village please contact

When: April 7th-9th, 2017
Where: Piedmont Park
Time: Friday 12pm-7pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-5pm



Watch this video to see how Mikayla and Trevor find things at home to bring to CHaRM.

Our environmental education programs promote sustainable materials management through school, business, and neighborhood projects.

  • Recycling 101 details what you place in your curbside recycle and waste bins and what comes to CHaRM.
  • The Dollars and Cents of recycling.
  • Boy and Girl Scout Badge projects.
  • Robotics group projects.

All programs are customized to fulfill your request.


Winners of the Kids Recycle Video

Educational video library:

Made in Georgia
Recycle Like you Mean it!
Be a film star.
Me, Myself and Polystyrene.
Audit your trash.
Bring One for the Chipper!
26 Second Green

For more information please contact


Paint for the People

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Paint for the People offers an opportunity for organizations to receive recycled paint for community cleanup and improvement.
Pictures and project descriptions must be submitted 30 days prior to project date.

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