How To Dispose Of Refrigerators and Freezers

The safest way to dispose of a refrigerator or a freezer is to ask for help from a professional. In most cases you can find charities or companies who offer free curb side pick up for used appliances.

Refrigerators and freezers can be recycled however there are certain components such as refrigerant and insulation that must be reclaimed first. These components contain ozone-depleting substances. Most glass, plastic and metal can be recycled and re purposed.

Local Companies That Recycle Appliances


Courtenay Return It Depot –

493 Puntledge Road, Courtenay, BC

250-338-6013

Comox Valley Waste Management Center-

3699 Bevan Road, Cumberland, BC

250-334-6016

7 Mile Landfill & Recycling Center

7000 Island Hwy, Black Creek, BC

250-949-1681

Habitat For Humanity

1755 13th Street, Courtenay, BC

250-334-3784

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