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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.

Acceptable Appliances Include
  • Refrigerators*
  • Freezers*
  • Air Conditioners*
  • Washers & Dryers
  • Stoves/Ovens 
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Furnaces
  • Dishwashers
  • Microwave Ovens
*Contain Freon gas

To schedule an appliance collection appointment call 1-800-479-4159 or

More Appliance Collection Resources

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.

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.