See below for recycling information. Microwaves do NOT contain refrigerant. Dispose of microwave's inner glass plate in trash.
Recycling options for appliances differ depending on whether or not they contain refrigerant, which must be removed by a certified professional prior to recycling. Refrigerant removal generally has an associated fee.
City of Rochester Residents can place appliances at the curb for regular refuse pick-up. Call 311 for details.
Accepted at ecopark During All Operating Hours
Please note that the recycling stations at the ecopark are self-serve (with the exception of Household Hazardous Waste). Residents should be prepared to unload their own items.
- Non-Refrigerant Containing (Free)
- Microwave Ovens (dispose of inner glass plate in trash)
- Gas Grills
- Hot Water Heaters
- Trash Compactors
- Many Others...
- Refrigerant Containing
$20 Fee per Appliance (Credit/Debit Only)
- Air Conditioners
- Water Coolers
- Many Others...
Wed 1pm-6:30pm, Sat 7:30am-1pm
Closed on Holidays
Other Recycling Options
Local recycling centers and scrap yards will accept appliances for recycling. Scrap yards may provide remuneration for non-refrigerant-containing appliances. Contact the location or visit their website to make sure your appliance is accepted and to check for any possible fees.
- ALPCO Recycling Recycles Appliances with Refrigerant for FREE
- Upstate Shredding
Haul Away Service for old appliances may be provided by retailers when buying replacement appliances and having them delivered.
Trash Haulers may provide Appliance Recycling Programs. Contact your local trash hauler for details.