Landfill overcrowding and illegal dumping have caused toxic pollution of the air, land, and water at an alarming rate. A resident of Henderson throws away an average of four pounds of trash each day which adds up to 1,500 pounds of trash per person, per year.
With over 300,000 residents, that’s a whopping 450 million pounds of trash each year!
It’s more important than ever to responsibly dispose of appliances that can’t be picked up with the regular recycling. In Henderson, these items include appliances like washers and dryers, ovens, refrigerators, and more which can cause a lot of harm to the planet.
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Appliance Disposal in Henderson NV
Throwing away an old appliance can be more complicated than you might think. Appliances like an old oven or used kegerator are heavy, bulky, and a pain to move around. It is next to impossible for someone to move something large like that all by themselves in Henderson.
You could try to coerce a friend or relative to help you haul your old fridge or washer to the dump, but the chances of that happening are probably pretty slim even if you provide food.
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A very common misconception is that you can just put your appliance out on the curb and someone will come by and take it. But, what will actually happen when you do this is you end up getting a citation for illegal dumping along with a hefty fine which is not ideal for anyone.
When you’ve got an appliance you need to get rid of, there are more responsible, less expensive options for convenient and uncomplicated appliance disposal in Henderson.
Appliance Recycling in Henderson NV
Many of your used appliances can be recycled. Appliances manufactured with mostly metal, like washers and water heaters, make up about 10% of the steel recycled in the U.S. every year.
Types of appliances that are usually accepted at the white goods and metal recycling areas of recycling facilities include large, metal appliances such as:
- Air Conditioners
- Washers & Dryers
- Ice Makers
- Deep Freezers
- Wine Cellars
Having your unwanted appliance recycled can be inconvenient and frustrating since the Henderson recycling service doesn’t offer removal or haul-away for appliance recycling.
This means you’ll have to take old appliances to a local recycling drop-off center yourself.
Be careful not to damage any tubing or leak any coolant, because this can actually be incredibly risky and dangerous. You’ll need to hire a professional to drain the coolant and remove any doors from your appliances before going through the work of recycling them.
Instead of going through the struggle of finding the right transportation and the proper help, you can book a pickup with an green appliance disposal service to take care of everything.
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Appliance Donation in Henderson, NV
You might consider donating your unwanted freezer or oven to charity. As long as your appliances are still in good, working condition, you can likely donate your used appliances like AC units, refrigerators, and dryers to a charity in Henderson that will give it to others.
Most charities in Henderson, like Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity ReStore, will accept your donation of gently used appliances. They sell items like refrigerators in their thrift stores to help fund their work in the community, but you really need to make sure your unwanted appliance works well and looks almost new if you plan to donate it to charity that wants it.
Before donating an unwanted chest freezer or other appliance, remember that charities end up wasting a lot of time and money dealing with items that should never have been donated. You don’t want to haul it all the way to the charity’s donation center where they won’t take it.
Take a look around the charity’s website before trying to donate your appliance. This should give you a good idea of what items they will take and whether they’ll pick up your donations.
If the charity doesn’t pick up donations and your old fridge or washer/dryer set is too difficult to haul to the donation center yourself, call yourself an appliance removal service in Henderson like LoadUp to pick up your used appliances and haul them to be donated.
Henderson’s Best Appliance Removal Service
To skip the headache that is do-it-yourself appliance disposal, you can get an appliance disposal service to pick up your fridge or other household appliance and properly dispose it.
Appliance removal services typically charge a fee to pick up and dispose of your appliance for you but compared with the enormous amount of time and energy you save, it’s worth it.
LoadUp is a nationwide, on-demand junk removal service offering fast, easy appliance pickup and disposal in Henderson that’s 20-30% less than what other junk removal services charge.
LoadUp provides honest and up-front pricing, pickup service as soon as next-day, and they take the appliances to be recycled or donated locally so you know exactly where it’s going.
LoadUp’s contracted pickup team members are insured for up to $1 million and undergo a background check before they get on the road with LoadUp, so you are in safe hands.
To find out more about why LoadUp is the best appliance disposal service in Henderson and how to book a pickup with us, check out our Henderson, Nevada appliance disposal page.
You can also check our Appliance Disposal Guide for more information on what you can do with your old appliances.
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