Ontario Power Authority

Fridge and Freezer Pickup

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Record #: NIA1365 Last Modified: 11 Sep 2013 Last Full Update: 11 Sep 2013
Description & Services
Areas ServedNiagara Region
DescriptionThe Fridge and Freezer Pickup Program offers free pickup and recycling of old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers that can cost up to $125 per year in electricity to operate.  
 
To qualify, you must have a full-sized refrigerator or freezer that is: 
 
•20 years of age or older 
•between 10-27 cubic feet 
•in working condition (plugged in 24 hrs prior to pick up) 
 
Plus, if you have at least one fridge or freezer collected, they will also pick up your old qualifying window air conditioners and dehumidifiers.
HoursBy Appointment
DatesAll year
EligibilityEligible appliances within this program include a refrigerator or freezer that is located in a single dwelling home, a townhouse, or a duplex, triplex or fourplex, or in an apartment or condominium that is over three stories. The item must be at least 20 years old; in working condition (plugged in 24 hrs prior to pick up); and between 10 and 27 cubic feet. 
 
Window air conditioners and dehumidifiers (10 years or older, and in working condition) will also be collected in conjunction with eligible fridge and/or freezer pickups.
LanguagesEnglish
ApplicationCan sign up by phone or online at saveonenergy.ca/Consumer.aspx
Contact Information
Located In CommunityOntario
Toll Free Phone1-877-797-9473
Websitesaveonenergy.ca/Consumer.aspx
Other Details
Service Level(31) Other Provincial Government
Established2006
FundingMunicipal ; Provincial
Subjects
SubjectsEnergy conservation ; Hydro
Broader TermsEnvironment ; Environmental protection ; Public utilities