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. Your rebate check will be mailed within 4 weeks of your old refrigerator or freezer being picked up.


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.