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What to do With Unwanted Appliances


One option for disposing of unwanted small or large appliances is to donate them to a charity or a donation center. Some centers operate with proceeds going to cancer research or another worthwhile cause, so donating unwanted appliances to these centers is very worthwhile. There are also centers that accept appliances to recycle them for use by needy families.

If removing the appliance is your concern, there are organizations and service entities that pick up used appliances to save you the bother and recycle them at their discretion. This service benefits you by removing the old so you can bring in the new appliance and eliminates disposal fees you might otherwise have to pay at your community landfill.

Before recycling appliances, check out the recycling guides and tips provided to ensure a safe reconditioned appliance for the new owner.

This progressive listing is provided as a service and handy resource to readers and I make no representation regarding any of these centers.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores - Find a ReStore in the US and Canada.

Appliance 411 Recycling Tips

ARCA Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc.

Big Brothers and Sisters Donation Center

California Recycling Guide & Tips

City of Fort Collins Recycling Depots & Information

GE Appliances listing of Appliance Donation Centers

Kingwood Green Donation Guide

Materials MatterHelping non-profits

Morris Habitat for Humanity

Natural Resources Canada Appliance Recycling Tips

SLO County IWMA Thrift Shops & 2nd Hand Stores


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