Fridge & Freezers Return to Material Guide Home Search Recycling MenuRecycling Hub My Services Material Guide Household Items Construction & Demolition Electronics Fabric Food & Packaging Glass & Ceramics Hazardous Items Metal Paper Plastic Vehicle Related Wood Yard Waste Our Containers Plastics Acceptable Not Acceptable Collection Reminders External Links Top 10 Problems Recycle Coach Deposit Return What Becomes What Collection Reminders Extra Resources Fridge & Freezers Give away or resell usable items - consider Craigslist, Freecycle, or look in the yellow pages under "Thrift Stores". Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners contain chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), which are regulated. These items cannot go in the garbage and should be recycled. Recycle at your local landfill: There is usually a charge for appliances containing freon. Remove food and any doors that have latches. ACCEPTABLE DISPOSAL We encourage you to donate your item if possible, it is always better to reuse. This item may be recycled at a designated location specializing in this material.