To help customers reduce waste and save energy and money, Fort Collins Utilities offers a $35 bill credit to residents who recycle their older, inefficient refrigerator or freezer. Utilities will even arrange to have it picked up for free.
Upcoming pick-up dates are February 6, 11 and 22; March 6, 11 and 22; and April 8, 17 and 26. Sign up online at http://fcgov.com/rfr or call (970) 221-6700.
Today’s units save 50 to 80 percent in energy costs when compared to older models, and approximately 98 percent of the appliances are comprehensively recycled—keeping the material out of the landfill.
• must be a Fort Collins Utilities electric customer
• must own the appliance being recycled (limit of two per account)
• appliance must be working (plugged in and cooling) and between 10 to 27 cubic feet
• customer will receive a one-time bill credit within four to six weeks after collection