Usage and Safety 
refrigerator and freezer recycling program

$50* reward for my old fridge?


YES! Say yes to your energy savings of up to $150 a year, and get a $50* reward 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
  • $50* reward 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 and empty
  • Plugged in and cooling at time of pickup
  • Accessible with a clear path for removal



  • Click here or call 1.800.294.0824 to schedule your pickup with ARCA, Inc., our refrigerator and freezer recycling program vendor.


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

*Please Note: $50 reward is valid only on orders placed between September 1 and October 31, 2017. Units must be collected before November 30, 2017 to qualify for $50 incentive. Orders placed after October 31 or collected after November 30, 2017 will receive $30.


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.



Responsible Appliance Disposal Program Partner

We are proud to be a Responsible Appliance Disposal Program partner. Click on the image above to learn more about this program.