Appliance Recycling Program

How to Participate


  • For outside, no-contact pickups, appliance(s) must be collected from a designated outside location (garage, porch or outbuilding).
  • For in-home, no-contact pickups elevator access is required for any refrigerators or freezers located above the second floor.
  • For a no-contact pickup, be sure to print and complete the authorization form and place inside your unit prior to pickup.
  • You must be a Pepco customer with a valid account number. Your appliance(s) will be picked up at no charge from the address listed on your billing account.
  • You must own the refrigerator, freezer, dehumidifier, or room air conditioner.
  • The refrigerator and/or freezer must be 10 to 30 cubic feet.
  • The refrigerator, freezer and/or dehumidifier must be cleaned out, and room air conditioner must be removed from window prior to pickup.
  • The refrigerator or freezer must be defrosted and dry, drip pan drained, and water lines disconnected.
  • Your appliance(s) must be plugged in, so the driver can verify it is in working condition. We are unable to accept any appliances with mold or mildew damage.
  • If the unit is for an outside, no-contact pickup, ensure that your refrigerator or freezer is closed securely (door must be taped shut) and cannot be opened by children.
  • There must be a clear and safe passage for appliance removal. We cannot remove railings or move furniture.
  • An adult age 18 or older must be present in the home at the time of pickup.
  • Limit of two large appliances (refrigerators and/or freezers) and two small appliances (room air conditioners and/or dehumidifiers) per residential account per year.

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Use the Online Scheduler or call 1-877-743-3117.



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