How To Get Rid of Old Appliances

While there are several junk removal companies that offer trash removal and hauling services, you may want to consider other options for getting rid of old appliances before calling a company in your local area. Many times, old appliances end up in landfills, but there are more profitable and eco-friendly ways of handling appliance removal.

Call the electric company, and see if it offers a bounty program. These programs pay you for your unwanted appliances, provided those appliances meet the program’s minimum qualifications. This is a win-win situation, because the appliances will be recycled, and you will get cash.

Consider donating your old appliances to a charity. There are many families that need refrigerators and stoves but cannot afford to pay for new ones. Not only will you be helping someone in need, you can deduct the value of the item from your taxes. Just make sure you get a receipt from the charity when you donate the item.

A third option for getting rid of old appliances is to sell them on the Internet. Websites like eBay and Craigslist are great platforms for unloading unwanted items. You may even be able to make a few additional dollars by offering hauling services to the person who buys your old appliances.

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