Freon represents a variety of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which contain elements such as carbon and fluorine as well as other gases. Freons are colorless, odorless, non-flammable, non-corrosive gases/liquids that are hazardous to the environment. Some common appliances containing freon include:
- Freezer Units
- Water Coolers
- Air Conditioning Units
Appliance Recycling Programs Through Your Electric Company
NYSEG, RG&E and National Grid offer programs to recycle your old working appliances and pay you for them.
For program information:
Picking up Old Appliances
Riester's Appliances, Lowes and Home Depot sell appliances and it is recommended that you have them pick up your old appliance when they deliver your new one.
Other Appliances Recycling Programs
Auburn Transfer Station
The City of Auburn provides bulk item recycling for their residents for a fee and it includes Freon appliances. Pick-ups are available but must be pre-arranged. To find out more information on the City’s bulk item recycling program or how to set up a pick up follow this link. If you are not a resident of Auburn, you can call the Auburn Transfer Station for information about recycling.
311 N Division Street
Auburn, NY 13021
Phone Number: 315-252-6441
Price may have changed since this page was created. Please call ahead for current pricing. This information is provided as a service and is not an endorsement by Cayuga County.