Your old fridge or freezer could be adding up to $150 to your energy bill1. Recycle it and save energy! We’ll pay you $40 and pick up your old working appliance, for no cost!
Fridges and freezers made before 1993 use a lot of energy. A pre-1993 unit costs more than twice as much to operate as a new model. Fridges and freezers from the 1970s cost four times more to operate!2
Use the Flip Your Fridge calculator to find out how much your old fridge is costing you.
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For the safety and health of our employees, vendors and customers we are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to these guidelines, we are practicing physical distancing and we will only pick up working fridges and freezers that are outside your home. We encourage everyone to continue to disinfect common areas, wash your hands, wear appropriate face coverings and keep a 6-foot physical distance from others.
Recycling is Good for the Environment
Recycling your older, working appliance will help you reduce energy use and costs while taking the appliance off your hands in a way that’s good for the environment. The units are sent to a recycling facility where 95% of the material is recycled, and hazardous waste is disposed of in an environmentally safe manner.
Fact: The average 10 year old refrigerator contains more than 120 pounds of recyclable steel!3.
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Recycling in Action
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To be eligible for Appliance Recycling, you must meet the following criteria.
- I&M residential customer.
- Refrigerator and/or freezer must empty and working when picked up.
- Refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 – 30 cubic feet in size (inside measurement).
- Customers must own the unit(s) being recycled or receive consent from their landlord.
- There is a maximum of two units per year, per customer.
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How are you following physical distancing for COVID-19? Will you pick up a fridge that’s inside my house?
For the safety and health of our employees, vendors and customers we are following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to these guidelines, we are practicing physical distancing and we will only pick up working fridges and freezers that are outside your home.
Someone 18 years or older must be home. However, no contact with our crew is required during the pick-up. The driver will wear a face mask and gloves and before handling the appliance, he will disinfecting the outer parts of the appliance.
How many appliances can I recycle?
There is a maximum of two units per customer, per year.
How much is the rebate?
The rebate is $40 per working refrigerator or freezer.
What does it cost for you to pick up my refrigerators and freezer?
There is no charge.
Does the refrigerators and freezer need to work?
Yes. Your fridge or freezer must be plugged in and in working condition the day of the pick-up. If for some reason, it can’t be plugged in, we will tested at the recycling center. If it’s not in working order, it will still be recycled but you will not get a rebate.
How long until I get my rebate check?
Please allow 4-6 weeks for your rebate check to arrive.
Can I recycle my air conditioner?
At this time, we are only accepting refrigerators and freezers in the recycling rebate program. The Recycling Locator will help you find a local recycling company that will take your appliance.
Where do I recycle other large appliances?
The Recycling Locator will help you find a local recycling company that will take your appliance
Who recycles the appliances?
We partner with ARCA Recycling to provide state-of-the-art appliance recycling services designed to guarantee that every appliance collected is fully demanufactured in accordance with federal, state and local rules and regulations.