Recycling LLC, a chain of Georgia scrapyards, is seeking to
expand one of its 12 operations.
The East Point,
Ga.-headquartered company has asked the Peachtree Corners
Planning Commission to grant Newell Recycling of Gwinnett a
change in zoning status that would allow it to expand its
The recycler wants to conduct
metal recycling as well as auto salvage on the 5.71-acre site,
which currently is used as a community recycling center.
If the application is approved,
Newell will move the recycling depot, which currently accepts
everything from plastic to paper, to a new building on its
23-acre main site and convert the smaller site to focus
exclusively on metals and auto salvage. Vehicles would be
decommissioned inside the existing building.
The company is seeking the
changes to make better use of the property as a whole, a
company spokesman said.
The commission has recommended
that the request be approved as long as the site meets certain