How to Recycle Fridges at Home

Fridges and freezers are classified as Waste Electronic or Electrical Equipment or WEEE and are accepted at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre.Open white chest fridge

Additionally, as an AO customer if you buy a product from AO they can take away your old machine and ensure it is safely and responsibly recycled – or repaired and sold on second-hand. Find out more here.

Why not look at our ideas on how to reduce and reuse fridges.

How to Recycle Fridges at School

By recycling more resources your school will be able to reduce the cost of your residual waste collection.

Unfortunately, commercial fridges and freezers are not accepted at Household Recycling Centres.

Many local authorities offer their own recycling services to schools.

Contact the recycling department at your local council to find out more.

It is also possible to have fridges recycled from companies such as AO, there may be an associated fee.