Appliance Recycling Program

For a limited time, get $50* for your old fridge!

Chances are your old refrigerator or freezer is adding to your electricity 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!*

New!

Now you can also recycle an old working room air conditioner with your qualifying refrigerator or freezer pickup appointment and get an extra $10!

Recycle in three easy steps

  1. Schedule your pickup appointment online or call 888.646.3208.
  2. We pick up your appliance(s) for free from inside your home.
  3. We mail you a check!

What we offer

  • Free pickup of your old unit(s)
  • $50* check for each qualifying refrigerator or freezer
  • $10 for a working room air conditioner picked up with your refrigerator or freezer

Who is eligible

You must be a residential NYSEG electricity customer and own the unit(s) 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

We’ll pick up two units per residential address per year. You will receive your check within 6 to 8 weeks from your pickup date.

*Orders must be placed between September 1 and November 30, 2019, and collected by December 31, 2019 to qualify for a $50 incentive. Orders placed after November 30, 2019 or collected after December 31, 2019 will receive $30.

The room air conditioning unit must be:

  • Working
  • Accessible with a clear path for removal
  • Picked up with qualifying refrigerator or freezer

We’ll pick up two units per residential address per year. You will receive your check within 6 to 8 weeks from your pickup date.


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.