Large Appliances

Large appliances include items like washers, dryers, and refrigerators. Options for recycling large appliances in the greater Kansas City area include:

Large appliances - stove, fridge, washer, microwave stacked on top of each other


Most appliance retailers will take back and recycle your old appliance when they deliver its replacement. Ask your appliance retailer what recycling options they offer.


If you’re installing a new appliance yourself, or just have an old appliance you want to get rid of, your recycling options include:

  • Drop-off - scrap metal dealers, used appliance dealers, landfills, transfer stations
  • Pickup – bulky-item pickup (call your hauler for pricing) or junk hauling services


Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers and dehumidifiers contain a number of hazardous substances including refrigerants (gases). Only recycle these appliances with businesses that have certified refrigerant removal technicians.

Find a Recycle Spot

Where can you recycle, donate or safely dispose of large appliances in the greater Kansas City area? Search our database.