What’s a Phoenix resident to do when the time has come to dispose of your old oven? You may not realize it, but there are actually quite a few different resources available.
Options for throwing out an oven range in Phoenix
When it comes to oven disposal, everyone’s situation is different. There are a few factors to take into account such as resources, time, physical ability, cost, and environmental concerns. The best disposal option for your neighbor may not be the best option for you.
We want to make it easy for you to make the best decision about how you’re going to get rid of your old oven. So, read on to learn how to get rid of an old oven in Phoenix.
Options for getting rid of an oven in Phoenix AZ
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Getting Oven Disposal in Phoenix
First, let’s talk about the wrong way to dispose of an oven in Phoenix. All too often, people thoughtlessly throw their unwanted appliances in places like someone else’s dumpster or in an abandoned lot somewhere. Please, don’t do this!
Ovens and other appliances including water heaters and AC units contain materials that are hazardous and toxic to humans and the environment. When you dispose of them improperly, you’re harming those around you by damaging the air, water, soil, and food supply of Phoenix.
Not only that but if you get caught illegally dumping your oven, or other waste items, you will face some serious fines. The good news is, it’s really not nearly as hard to properly dispose of an oven in Phoenix as you may be thinking.
In fact, it’s probably more difficult to dump your oven illegally than it is to dispose of it responsibly. Now, let’s talk about your options for getting rid of that old oven and find the solution that’s going to work best for you.
Oven Disposal Through the City of Phoenix Public Works
If you want to go through the City to dispose of your oven, you have a couple of different options. An old oven can be considered bulk trash, which is currently collected by the City four times each year.
So, if you have a couple of months to wait for the city to pick up your oven and haul it to the landfill, you can check with the Public Works department to find your bulk trash pickup date and drag your oven down to the curb then.
If you would rather just dump your oven at the landfill yourself, I’m afraid you’re out of luck since the Phoenix landfill is closed to the public.
However, you can have the City recycle your old oven, which is really a better option than having the range sit in the landfill where it would only damage the environment.
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Recycling an Oven in Phoenix
Residents of Phoenix are able to recycle their old oven by either hauling it to the transfer station themselves or by scheduling a special appliance recycling pickup with the City.
If you have a truck large enough and the time to haul your old oven range to the transfer station yourself, you’ll need to prepare a few things first. First of all, you’ll need to make sure the oven is fully secured and covered in the truck when you arrive at the transfer station, in order to avoid a penalty fee.
In addition, you’ll need to present a copy of your city services bill that shows you have a current, active account paying full-service trash fees that is not delinquent. You’ll also need to show a valid photo ID with your name and address matching the city bill.
You should also be prepared to pay a fee of around $40 when dropping off a single appliance. Additional items will cost you more, and if you don’t meet the requirements mentioned above, you may just be out of luck.
Having your old oven picked up for recycling
Of course, another alternative would be to schedule a special appliance recycling pickup with the City of Phoenix for your unwanted oven. In this case, you will still need to pay a fee, but it will be applied to your next bill instead of due up front.
It can take quite a few days before the City is able to get to you, and if something comes up and you’re not able to honor the scheduled day and time, you will be required to pay a penalty fee for cancellation.
Also, be aware that there are strict guidelines concerning the preparation and placement of your old oven that you’ll have to follow for a recycling pickup. If you can’t get the oven down to the curb, this isn’t the disposal method for you.
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Can I donate my oven to a Phoenix charity?
Maybe there’s nothing wrong with your old oven and you just need to get rid of it because you’re renovating your kitchen or upgrading to a newer model. If your old oven is clean and still in good, working condition, you may want to consider donating it to a local charity in Phoenix.
If this sounds like you, there are plenty of organizations in Phoenix that would be happy to have your unwanted oven. Charities such as Goodwill, Salvation Army, and Habitat for Humanity will often sell the donated items they receive in their thrift stores and use the proceeds toward their operating budget and work in the community.
Other charities, like St. Vincent de Paul and Sojourner Center may even give your old oven to an individual or a family in need. Either way, donating your old oven and other unwanted items is a great option for getting rid of it from your home or business.
Because charities aren’t always able to accept a donated oven, it’s a good idea to call around and ask the various charities if they will currently accept your donated oven. Some charities even offer pickup service of large items being donated, usually for a fee.
However, it’s important to note that there’s usually a waiting list for this pickup service and it could be weeks before you’re able to get an appointment. Otherwise, you will need to haul your old oven range to the charity’s donation drop-off center.
What’s the easiest way to get rid of my old oven?
What if you don’t have a truck or the right equipment to haul your oven away? You could rent or borrow what you need, but you’ll still also have to spend a good chunk of change on gas and any fees. Plus, it can be hard to find the hours of time it will ultimately take you to complete this task.
Because of all the considerations mentioned above, there are many Phoenix residents who choose another option for getting rid of an old oven: junk removal.
Junk removal is a service you may not have heard of yet but one that is rapidly growing due to the widespread need for it. When you use a junk removal company or junk hauler, you’re paying them to come to your home and haul away your unwanted items. The types of things a junk removal company will generally pick up include:
Choosing junk removal as a way to dispose of your old oven is a smart idea because, even though it might cost slightly more than doing it yourself would, the junk hauler handles all the legwork and heavy lifting for you.
When you schedule a pickup with a junk removal company, they come at an agreed upon time and pick up your unwanted things from inside your home, load them onto their truck, haul them away, and dispose of them properly. This service saves you an immense amount of time, energy, and hassle.
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Which Phoenix junk removal company is the best?
There are plenty of junk removal companies operating in Phoenix for you to choose from, and not every junk removal company operates the same or offers the same features and services.
I will say this, while just about any junk hauler will get the job done, you can also save yourself even more time and headache by doing your research before deciding which junk removal service to use.
Beware of the “Big Junk” franchises that offer a “free onsite estimate” for a couple of reasons. These junk removal companies are focused on their bottom line and will try to upsell you into adding more stuff in their truck in an effort to make more money.
Not only is the onsite estimate a waste of your time, but it’s also used as a marketing gimmick that’s really a bait-and-switch tactic.
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When you book your junk removal pickup with LoadUp, you can rest easy in the knowledge that you’re getting licensed junk removal service from Loaders that are 100% insured and have passed full criminal and driving record background checks.
If you’re worried about what’s going to happen to your oven once LoadUp hauls it away, you’ll also be happy to know that all the items hauled by LoadUp are donated, recycled, or safely disposed of in an environmentally friendly way.
You’ll also be one step ahead when you have LoadUp pick up your oven because you’ll know exactly when to expect them to arrive.
LoadUp’s custom technology platform allows you to receive real-time notifications, GPS-enabled tracking of your Loader team, and a courtesy call from your Loaders to let you know they’re on their way, so you’re not stuck at home all day waiting.
If this sounds like an interesting option for getting rid of that old oven, take a look at the junk removal services in Phoenix AZ that LoadUp offers.
You can also learn more, ask any questions, or go ahead and book oven removal pickup by giving LoadUp a call at 844-239-7711.
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