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    Ditch your fridge & appliance recycling

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    Ditch Your Fridge & appliance recycling

    At this time, the Ditch Your Fridge and appliance recycling program is not available for new collection appointments. Any customer who has previously submitted a collection request will have their appliance scheduled for collection as soon as possible. For AES Indiana’s other available energy efficiency programs, please see Ways to Save.

    To past participants of the Ditch Your Fridge program, thank you for making a positive impact in your community. In 2022, the program collected and responsibly recycled 2,428 refrigerant-containing appliances.


    The benefits of our program in 2022

    Reduction in greenhouse gas emissionsEquivalent to taking 2,491 passenger vehicles off the road for one year.


    Reduction in carbon dioxide emissionsEquivalent to energy use for one year from 1,460 homes or switching 439,095 incandescent light bulbs to LEDs.

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    Responsibly recycled and kept out of landfills:

    • 325,798 lbs. of ferrous metals, like steel 

    • 17,158 Ibs. on non-ferrous metals, like copper

    • 34,769 lbs. of plastic 

    • 7,308 lbs. of glass 

    • 170 gallons of used oil

    • 19 mercury-containing capacitors

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    Customer savingsTotal of $1,603,436 saved on electric bills.

    Source: 2022 EPA Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program Annual Report for AES Indiana

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    Questions? Call the appliance recycling line:


    Staff available 7:00 AM ET-8:00 PM ET Mon-Fri and 8:00 AM-1:00 PM ET Sat

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