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Appliance Collection & Recycling

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The phone number for scheduling your free appliance collection has changed. Please dial 720-799-5140. 

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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.

Acceptable Appliances Include:

  • Stoves/Ovens 
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Dishwashers
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Refrigerators*
  • Freezers*
  • Air Conditioners*
  • Washers & Dryers

*Contain Freon gas


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To schedule an appliance collection appointment call 720-799-5140 or



Additional Appliance Collection Resources

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

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

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

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

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