Usage and Safety 
refrigerator and freezer recycling program

$50 for my old fridge?


YES! Say yes to your energy savings of up to $150 a year, and get $50 for your old working refrigerator or freezer. 


Chances are, your old refrigerator or freezer is running up your utility bill by an average of $150 a year. Recycle it, reduce your energy use and keep harmful materials out of landfills. We’ll pick it up for free and you'll pick up $50!



  • Free pickup of your old unit
  • Six (6) free compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs)
  • $50 rebate check



You must be a residential NYSEG electric customer and own the unit to be recycled.
The refrigerator or freezer must be:

  • Between 10 and 30 cubic feet in size
  • Clean, empty and in working order at time of pickup
  • Accessible with a clear path for removal



>> Click here to schedule your pickup, or call 1.877.691.0021.

Limit two units per residential address per year. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Please allow 6 to 8 weeks from your pick-up date for your rebate check to be processed.


savings calculator 

Answer a few questions to find out how much your refrigerator or freezer costs to operate, and how much you can save with this ENERGY STAR refrigerator retirement savings calculator.