Large Appliances Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage & Drains Contains Mercury Take to the RRF Schedule a pick up of a large appliance anytime of the year. This service is free-of-charge when customers use the Service Tags provided in the annual Refuse & Recycling mailer. Without these tags, customers will need to pay the bulky item or appliance fee. Appointments are scheduled through Customer Service — call (831) 420-5220. Drop-off. Washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, air conditioners, water heaters and other appliances may be dropped off at the RRF for safe disposal and recycling. Fees apply. Note: You may use your Service Tags as payment. Use Bulky Item Pickup Day in June. Note: You may use your Service Tags as payment. For more information or to schedule a pickup, call (831) 420-5220. Never Dump Illegally Large appliances are made from dangerous materials, such as freon, chlorofluorocarbons and mercury. Never dump them illegally because they can leach toxic chemicals into the environment. Alternative Ways to Recycle PG&E Rebate Finder Tool PG&E is a utility company that offers an online rebate finder tool for large appliances. They help you find energy-saving products by comparing models; many appliances have mail-in rebates. Find out more. Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program Large appliances can be hauled away when you purchase a qualifying replacement product that’s delivered by Geek Squad® or Best Buy Home Delivery (fees apply). Additional major appliances or TVs can be hauled away for a fee, such as dishwashers, dryers, freezer and washers. Find out more. Home Depot Rebate Finder You can find what local rebates are available for different appliances by using Home Depot’s Rebate Finder tool. They also offer delivery and removal of large appliances; this service is free after spending $396 or more on one of their large appliances. Sears RAD Program Sears was the first broad line retailer to join the EPA’s Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) program. Sears hauls away and disposes of refrigerators, freezers, AC units and dehumidifiers when customers purchase energy efficient products. Find out more. Ways to Reduce It Pays to Upgrade It literally pays to switch from an old appliance to a newer one that’s more energy efficient. ENERGY STAR has a list of special offers and rebates from partners; you may even be eligible for tax breaks. Did You Know? Home Efficiency Audit Home Depot developed an easy-to-use tool that you can use to calculate your home’s energy use. This tool can also help you take steps to reducing your energy bill and help the environment. Find out more.