Free Appliance Collection & Recycling

Denver residents serviced by Solid Waste Management may schedule a FREE appliance collection by appointment. Appliance collections are done by the city's contractor (EcoProjex) to ensure that metals are recycled and Freon gases from refrigerated appliances are handled in an environmentally safe manner.
To schedule an appliance collection appointment call 1-800-479-4159
or CLICK HERE schedule an appointment online.

Acceptable appliances include:

  • Refrigerators*
  • Freezers*
  • Air conditioners*
  • Washers & dryers
  • Stoves/Ovens
  • Hot water heaters 
  • Furnaces
  • Dishwashers     
  • Microwave ovens

*Contain Freon gas                                                       

                  Remember to: 

1.   Schedule an appliance collection appointment.

2.   Please d
o not put your appliance out for collection prior to scheduling your appointment.

3.   For safety, 
remove/unscrew doors or duct tape doors shut to prevent children from becoming trapped inside large appliances.
For Non-SWM customers: Contact EcoProjex or another private appliance recycler (Recycling Directory) to set up a collection appointment   These are private companies and all fees are the responsibility of the resident.

Xcel Energy Refrigerator Recycling Program

Residents maybe eligible for a $50 incentive check from Xcel Energy by recycling their refrigeration appliances through Xcel Energy's Refrigerator Recycling Program.

For more information on this program visit online at Xcel Energy Refrigerator Recycling Program or call 1-866-552-8755.

Save Energy with the Denver Energy Challenge

The City provides free energy advising for Denver residents looking to cut energy costs and improve indoor comfort at home.

Call 720-865-5520 or visit for more details.