Large Appliances

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Never Dump Illegally

Large appliances are made from dangerous materials, such as freon, chlorofluorocarbons and mercury. Never dump them illegally because they can leach toxic chemicals into the environment.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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PG&E Rebate Finder Tool

PG&E is a utility company that offers an online rebate finder tool for large appliances. They help you find energy-saving products by comparing models, many of which have mail-in rebates.

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Best Buy Recycling Program

Best Buy will haul away large appliances when you purchase a qualifying replacement product that’s delivered by Geek Squad® or Best Buy Home Delivery (fees apply). Additional major appliances or TVs can be hauled away for a fee, such as dishwashers, dryers, freezer and washers.

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Home Depot Rebate Center

You can find what local rebates are available for different appliances by searching Home Depot’s Rebate Center. Home Depot offers delivery and removal of large appliances. This service is free after spending $396 or more on one of their large appliances.

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Sears Appliances Rebate Center

Sears hauls away and disposes of refrigerators, freezers, AC units and dehumidifiers when customers purchase energy efficient products. Search for appliance rebates at Sears.

Find a RAD Partner to Dispose

Trying to get rid of an appliance that contains freon, such as a refrigerator, freezer or air conditioner? The EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) partners are certified to accept freon-containing appliances. Find a RAD partner program.

Ways to Reduce

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It Pays to Upgrade

It literally pays to switch from an old appliance to a newer one that’s more energy efficient. ENERGY STAR has a list of special offers and rebates from partners. You may even be eligible for tax breaks.

Did You Know?

Home Efficiency Audit

Home Depot developed an easy-to-use tool that you can use to calculate your home’s energy use. This tool can also help you take steps to reducing your energy bill and help the environment. Find out more.