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Limited Time Offer! 

Schedule a pickup from 6/3/24 through 7/1/24 only, to get a $100 reward when you recycle your old, working refrigerator or freezer. We’ll even haul away your old appliance. Old unit(s) must be collected by 7/26/24 to be eligible for the increased reward. Schedule a pickup today.

Let us pick up and haul away your old refrigerator or freezer for recycling—at no additional cost to you—and get rewarded!

  • $50 Reward when you recycle an old, working refrigerator or freezer.
  • $25 Reward if you also recycle an old, working room air conditioner or dehumidifier at the same time as your refrigerator or freezer.

To learn more about pickups, check out our FAQs.

Have questions? Call 888.316.8056 for more information.

Requirements and Limits
  • You must be a BGE residential electric customer with a valid account number. Your appliance(s) will be picked up, at no charge, from the address listed on your billing account.
  • You must own the large refrigerator, freezer, dehumidifier, room air conditioner and/or mini refrigerator.
  • The large refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 to 30 cubic feet. Large refrigerators and freezers are eligible for a $50 reward per unit.
  • Mini refrigerators must be 3 to 9 cubic feet. Mini refrigerators are eligible for a $25 reward per unit.
  • The large/mini refrigerator, freezer and/or dehumidifier must be cleaned out.
  • The large/mini refrigerator or freezer must be defrosted and dry, drip pan drained and water lines disconnected. We are unable to accept any appliance(s) with mold or mildew damage.
  • Your appliance(s) must be in working condition. If the appliance(s) are not plugged in at the time of the pickup, they will be tested at our recycling facility. If the unit is found to not be in working condition, the appliance will not be eligible for an incentive.
  • There must be a clear and safe passage for appliance removal. We cannot remove railings or move furniture.
  • Appliance(s) can be collected from inside or outside the home.
  • In-Home Pickup Requirements:
    • Elevator access is required for any large refrigerators or freezers located above the second floor.
    • An adult age 18 or older must be present at the time of pickup.
  • Outside Pickup Requirements:
    • If the unit is located outside, ensure that the large/mini refrigerator or freezer is closed securely and cannot be opened by children.
    • If the unit is outside for pickup and no one is home, there must be an authorization form completed and placed inside the unit. The unit will not be collected if there is no signed authorization form.
  • Limit of three large units (refrigerators and/or freezers) and four small units (room air conditioners, dehumidifiers and/or mini refrigerators) per BGE residential household from 1/1/2024 through 12/31/2026.

Upcoming Drop-off Recycling Events

Mark your calendars for our upcoming drop-off events. Recycle an old, working dehumidifier, A/C unit, or mini fridge and get rewarded!

Please check back here for upcoming events.

Getting Your Reward

Your rewards will be mailed to you within six to eight weeks. For questions regarding the status of your check, please call 888.316.8056 or email Residential@bgesmartenergy.com.

Renters and Landlords

If you are a renter or landlord applying for an appliance recycling reward, you may need to submit an additional form before you can receive your check. Learn more.