Appliance Recycling Rebates

Recycling Turn-In Event:

One day only! Turn-In your old working window A/C unit or dehumidifier for recycling and receive a $25 reward. We’ll even unload it from your vehicle, making drop-off easy and convenient!

When: Saturday, October 8, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Where: Great Big Home Show, Capital Clubhouse, 3033 Waldorf Marketplace, Waldorf, Md.

Signage: Look for SMECO signage at the event for directions to the turn-in location.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a SMECO residential electric customer to participate.
  • Please bring your valid account number or a copy of a recent SMECO electric bill with you to the event.
  • Room A/C units and dehumidifiers must be in working condition.
  • Limit 2 rewards per household per calendar year.
  • Your $25 reward will be mailed to you in 4-6 weeks.

Hope to see you there!

SMECO can help you lower your energy costs — and pay you to do it. We will pick up and recycle your old, working (cooling) fridge or freezer, at no charge, and you will get a $50 rebate! Have an old, working room air conditioner or dehumidifier too? We can pick it up for recycling at the same time and give you a $25 bonus!

Make Room for Savings:

A spare refrigerator or freezer in your basement or garage could be wasting up to 1,200 kWh of energy and nearly $150 in electric costs every year. When you recycle your old appliances, you’ll not only free up space in your home — you’ll also save energy and money for years to come.

SMECO and Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. are working together to recycle inefficient refrigerators, freezers, room air conditioning units, and dehumidifiers in the SMECO service territory to reduce energy consumption and reclaim usable materials from old appliances.

Schedule your pickup here or call 1-866-261-5970.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a residential SMECO customer-member with a valid account number.
  • You must own the refrigerator, freezer, room air conditioner, or dehumidifier. The refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 to 30 cubic feet.
  • The $25 bonus for recycling a room air conditioner or dehumidifier is available only to customers recycling a refrigerator or freezer at the same time.
  • Your appliances must be in working condition and plugged in at the time of pick-up.
  • Your appliances will be picked up, at no charge, from the address listed on your billing account.
  • An adult age 18 or older must be home in order to sign for the unit pickup.
  • There must be a clear and safe passage for unit removal. We cannot remove railings or move furniture in the home.
  • Elevator access is required for any appliance located above the second floor.
  • The $50 reward and $25 bonus will be mailed to you within four to six weeks after pickup of your old appliance.
  • Limit of two large appliances (refrigerator and/or freezer) and two small appliances (room air conditioner and/or dehumidifier) per SMECO residential account per year.

Maximize your savings by upgrading to a new, energy-efficient refrigerator. Replace your old model with a new ENERGY STAR® certified model and you could:

  • Use half as much energy.
  • Save as much as $260 over the next five years.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint by 7,900 pounds.

Get more details about ENERGY STAR’s Flip Your Fridge Program.

Learn more about the Environmental Protection Agency’s Responsible Appliance Disposal Program.

SMECO can help you lower your energy costs — and pay you to do it. We will pick up and recycle your old, working fridge or freezer, at no charge, and you will get a $50 rebate! Have an old, working room air conditioner or dehumidifier too? We will gladly recycle that at the same time and give you a $25 bonus! EPA Responsible Appliance Disposal Program

Schedule a pickup online or call 1-866-261-5970 to schedule a pickup.

Eligibility:

  • You must be a residential SMECO customer-member with a valid account number.
  • You must own the refrigerator, freezer, room air conditioner, or dehumidifier. The refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 to 30 cubic feet.
  • The $25 reward for recycling a room air conditioner or dehumidifier is available only to customers recycling a refrigerator or freezer at the same time.
  • Your appliance(s) must be in working condition and plugged in at the time of pick-up.
  • Your appliance(s) will be picked up, at no charge, from the address listed on your billing account.
  • An adult age 18 or older must be home in order to sign for the unit pick-up.
  • There must be a clear and safe passage for unit removal. We cannot remove railings or move furniture in the home.
  • Elevator access is required for any unit located above the second floor.
  • The $50 and $25 rewards will be mailed to you within four to six weeks after pickup of your old appliance.
  • Limit of two large appliances (refrigerator and/or freezer) and two small appliances (room air conditioner and/or dehumidifier) per SMECO residential account per year.

Why Recycle?

A spare refrigerator or freezer in your basement or garage could be wasting up to 1,200 kWh of energy and nearly $150 in electric costs every year. By recycling your old appliances, you’ll save energy and money.

SMECO and the Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. have partnered to recycle inefficient refrigerators, freezers and room air conditioning units in the SMECO service territory as a way to reduce energy consumption and reclaim usable materials from old appliances.

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