Ontario Power Authority

Fridge and Freezer Pickup

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Record #: NIA1365 Last Modified: 17 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 25 Aug 2014
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Description & Services
Description (Service)The 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
Areas ServedNiagara Region
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.
ApplicationCan sign up by phone or online at saveonenergy.ca/Consumer.aspx
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone1-877-797-9473
Located In CommunityOntario
Other Details
Legal Status(31) Other Provincial Government
FundingRegional / Municipal ; Provincial