Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is my appliance eligible for the Recycling Program?

1. Is my appliance eligible for the Recycling Program?

To be eligible you must meet the following:

  • You must be a BGE residential electric customer with a valid account number.
  • Small appliance drop-offs require you have your account number or a copy of a recent BGE electric bill with you at the time of drop-off.
  • You must own the refrigerator, freezer, dehumidifier or room air conditioner. The refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 to 30 cubic feet.
  • Your appliance must be in working condition.
  • Small appliance drop-off facility will only accept room or window A/C units and dehumidifiers. Refrigerators or freezers will not be accepted.
  • An adult age 18 or older must be present at the time of pick-up or drop-off.
  • Your appliance will be picked up, at no charge, from the address listed on your billing account.
  • There must be a clear and safe passage for unit removal. We cannot remove railings or move furniture in the home.
  • The refrigerator, freezer or dehumidifier must be cleaned out, and room air conditioner must be removed from window prior to pickup.
  • Elevator access is required for any unit located above the second floor.
  • The $50 and/or $25 rewards will be mailed to you within four to six weeks.
  • Limit of three large appliances (refrigerator and/or freezer) and four small appliances (room air conditioners and/or dehumidifiers) per BGE residential household between 1/1/2018 and 12/31/2020.

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