Appliance recycling and pick up

If you’ve ever tried to move a fridge or stove, you know appliance removal is a difficult job to handle by yourself. Even if you’re able to move your appliance out of your home, how do you properly dispose of it?

Household appliances are often too large to be placed on you curb. In many areas, waste management services won’t provide large appliance pick up on their daily collections.

If you have an appliance that you need to get rid of, you have options. Don’t waste time and energy moving your old washing machine and figuring out where to take it - call a professional trained in large appliance pick up!

Appliance removal made easy, from small appliance recycling to stove removal

At 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, we're experts in responsible appliance disposal. We’ve got the equipment necessary to safely remove your old appliances without you having to damage your back or your home.

Any appliances we haul away are handled with an eco-friendly mindset. Whenever possible, we offer appliance recycling and donation.

Can you throw small appliances in the trash?

No, small appliances cannot be thrown in the bin. Many local trash collection services do not accept small appliances because the components that make up these items, such as metal, plastic, glass, and electronic elements, can cause harm to the environment if left in the landfill.

Instead of throwing your used appliances in the trash, you should first try to recycle them. Many of the materials used to make microwaves, blenders, and toasters can be salvaged or reused to create new products. Plus, keeping appliances out of landfills also reduces the amount of space this waste takes up and keeps harmful chemicals from affecting the land.

What old appliances can be recycled?

Most household appliances can be recycled. Larger appliances, like refrigerators, washing and drying machines, or ovens, are often broken down and used as scrap metal. The metal is then separated, melted down, and reused in manufacturing. You’ll need to transport large items to the transfer station or recycling center on your own, since many local household recycling programs aren’t equipped to handle large item pickup.

Smaller appliances like toasters, microwaves and cooking pans contain metal and can often be recycled in local blue bins. However, the rules vary based on location. If you have several small items, you may need to take them to a recycling facility.

How do I get rid of old appliances?

There are many ways to get rid of old appliances. Before you simply throw it out, consider the item’s condition. If it’s still in working order, it may be much better off recycled or donated.

Here are some ways to handle your old appliances:

  1. Donate working items to secondhand stores or charities.
  2. Salvage old appliances for parts.
  3. Find out if your trash collectors accept kitchen appliances.
  4. Bring them to your local recycling facility.
  5. Sell them online.
  6. Hire a junk removal service for appliance removal.
  7. Pay a handyman to fix them.

In order to keep the environment safe, scrap metal and electrical components should be kept out of landfills at all costs. Luckily, there are many other alternatives to throwing appliances into the bin.

Old appliances we pick up:

Uniformed TOM ready to remove & dispose of your old appliances
  • Air Conditioners
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Dryers
  • Freezers
  • Refrigerators
  • Space Heaters
  • Stoves & Ovens
  • Water Heaters
  • Washing Machines
  • Microwaves
  • Blenders
  • Fans
Uniformed TOM ready to remove & dispose of your old appliances

How our service works:

  1. Schedule your No Contact Junk Removal service online or by calling 1-800-468-5865.
  2. Our friendly, uniformed truck team will call you 15-30 minutes before your scheduled 2-hour appointment window to let you know exactly when to expect us.
  3. When we arrive, we'll take a look at the items you want to be removed and provide you with an up-front all-inclusive price. 
  4. We'll remove your items, being sure to only touch the items we're taking away, and sweep up the area. We'll then collect payment once the job is complete.