Owners must make their own arrangements for the disposal of appliances.
Get $35 for your old fridge or freezer! (2/13/17) Appliance Recycling Centers of America Inc. (ARCA) Minneapolis, has announced a partnership with Focus on Energy, Wisconsin's statewide energy efficiency and renewable energy program, to relaunch the group’s appliance recycling program. Through the program, customers can schedule a free pickup of old, working refrigerators or freezers. Appliances will be recycled and disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. Customers will be awarded $35 per qualifying refrigerator or freezer recycled by ARCA. To find out more, or to schedule a pick-up, click HERE.
If appliances are reusable, connect with donation centers. Some places will pick up your reusable items. Here are a couple suggestions.
- Salvation Army 608-784-1421
- Habitat Restore 608-785-2375
If appliances are not reusable, contact a hauler of your choosing to make arrangements for collection or drop-off.
Harter's Quick Clean-Up
Hilltopper Refuse & Recycling
If using the city’s hauler, Harter’s, for collection:
- Once fees are paid, collection is by route, bi-weekly, the same day recycling is collected.
- Appliance can be placed at your regular refuse collection point by 5 a.m. that morning.
If using a hauler other than Harter’s for collection:
- Make your payment and arrange a time and location for collection.
- Place appliance near your house or garage. DO NOT place items curbside or at your regular refuse collection point.
Major appliances are defined as:
- Anything with coolant or Freon
- Air conditioners
- Clothes washers and dryers
- Water heaters
Microwaves are considered electronic waste. Please see the page about E-Waste on our website.
Humidifiers are not considered an appliance and can be disposed of with your regular trash.