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Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program

Do you have a working fridge or freezer that's taking up space and wasting energy? Let us pick it up for no additional cost and you could receive $25 plus an energy efficient kit valued at $50. Save space, lower your energy use and earn a little cash by participating today!

Why Participate

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You'll use less energy. By properly recycling your old refrigerator, energystar.gov estimates that you can save more than $700 on your energy bill over the next 5 years.
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You can earn some cash. We'll help you apply for $25 through the Ameren Missouri Fridge and Freezer Recycling Program.
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It's easy. Our team will come to your home and do all the heavy lifting - for no additional cost to you.
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You can save even more. We'll give you an Energy Efficient Kit filled with energy-saving products valued at $50, and recycle any window air conditioners or dehumidifiers you no longer need, at no additional cost. The Energy Efficiency Kit includes the following items:
  • 4 LED Light Bulbs
  • 1 High-Efficiency Showerhead
  • 1 Bathroom Faucet Aerator
  • 1 Kitchen Faucet Aerator
  • 3 ft Hot Water Heater Pipe Insulation
  • 1 Dirty Furnace Filter Alarm

How it Works

  1. Request your appointment online or by calling 1.877.215.5752 We'll send you an email to confirm that your request was received, then we'll email your appointment date and time window 2 days prior to your appointment. If you need to reschedule, you may do so by calling us at 1.877.215.5752.
  2. On the day of your appointment, your technician will call you before your scheduled time window with an estimated arrival time. Upon arrival, your energy technician will confirm your appliance qualifies for the $25 incentive and remove it from your home.
  3. In addition to removing your appliance, your energy technician will provide you with an Energy Efficiency Kit at no additional cost to you.
  4. If you have a window air conditioner or dehumidifier you would like recycled, your energy technician can remove those appliances as well. Please note, your energy technician will collect these appliances, but will not remove them from the wall. These appliances must be picked up at the same time as your fridge/freezer. You will receive $10 for your window air conditioner and $5 for your dehumidifier.
  5. At the end of your appointment, your energy technician will take your appliance(s) to the recycling center. You can expect to receive your check by mail within 8 weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of refrigerators or freezers are eligible for this program?
We'll recycle all brands of refrigerators and freezers. They must be operating and cleaned out when the energy technician arrives.
Do I need to help load my refrigerator or freezer onto the truck?
No. Your energy technician will take care of all loading responsibilities.
Is there anything I need to do to prepare for my appliance pick-up?
You must empty your refrigerator or freezer and clear space around the unit so that it can be easily moved out of your home. For customers recycling a window air conditioner or dehumidifier, they should remove these appliances before the appointment. All pets must be secured, and children must be kept at a safe distance for their safety. An adult must be present if the unit is located inside the home. If the unit is accessible outside, it must have a note stating "Approved for Ameren Missouri collection." with the Ameren Missouri account holder's signature on the note, taped securely to the unit.
How much will I receive for recycling my appliances?
You will receive $25 per qualifying unit with a limit of two units per Ameren Missouri residential electric customer. You will receive $10 for a window air conditioner and $5 for a dehumidifier. You must recycle a fridge or freezer to be eligible to recycle a window air conditioner or dehumidifier.
What should I do if I need to reschedule?
You can call us between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday at 1.877.215.5752 to request a new date and time.
How long after my appliance is picked up will I receive my check?
You should receive your check within 8 weeks after your appointment. Please contact us at 1.877.215.5752 if you don't receive your check after 8 weeks.
Do I need to be an Ameren Missouri customer to receive the check?
Yes. In order to receive the check, you must be an Ameren Missouri residential electric customer.
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