Ask Your Question

Angie's List Answers is the trusted spot to ask home improvement and health questions and get answers from service companies, health providers and consumers. For ratings and reviews on companies in your area, search Angie's List.

 
 
or
Submit
Top 30 Days Experts
Rank Leader Points*
1 kstreett 240
2 Guest_9020487 110
3 Guest_9190926 105
4 GoldenKid 100
5 ahowell 95
6 KnowledgeBase 95
7 skbloom 80
8 Guest_98024861 70
9 Guest_9311297 70
10 Guest_9400529 70

*Updates every 4 hours

Browse Projects By Category

Question DetailsAsked on 12/4/2015

how can i recycle a refrgerator?

The local power company (AEP Ohio) has discontinued its refrigerator pick up program. How can i recycle a refigerator?

Do you have the same question? Follow this Question


1 Answer

0
Votes

1) call AEP customer service and see if they know of a replacement recycling program in your area

2) call or check website for your local trash pickup company, and for the solid waste services company or agency (if different) that runs the landfill - they commonly have web instructions on how to dispose of refrigerant-containing devices like reefers, both at their landfill (usually $15-40 charge for removing the refrigerant) if going in landfill

3) google a search term like this - appliance recycling Columbus - putting your town name in of course

4) google for local Green Recycling non-profits and check their websites for info

5) google for local Metals Recycling companies and check their websites to see if they take them

6) contact local appliance dealer(s) and ask if they know of any such place

7) if buyuing a new one, pay them (commonly free with pricier units) to take your old one away when they deliver and install the new one - though if committed to recycling rather than landfill you would have to ask if their pickup old units are recycled or not. Commonly not, because the amount of metal does not justify the labor to strip out all the plastic and insulation.

8) if functioning and in decent condition and cleaned, donate to Salvation Army, Goodwill, etc.

Answered 4 years ago by LCD




Related Questions


Terms Of Use
|
Privacy Policy