Appliance Amnesty program still on for June

DAYTON, Ohio (May 22, 2020) –Montgomery County Environmental Services will host Appliance Amnesty Weekend, June 4-6. Montgomery County residents can dispose of old appliances such as refrigerators, air conditioners, water heaters, or stoves -- free of charge. Additionally, DP&L customers (from any county) may bring in a working refrigerator or freezer and earn $50, or bring in any working room air conditioner or dehumidifier and earn $20.  

To ensure safety, county employees will wear masks and gloves, and customers will remain in their vehicles to ensure social distancing. Customers will fill out an address form so DP&L can mail a check for their appliances; no physical money will be handled.

Montgomery County Environmental Services offers special disposal programs open to all Montgomery County residents to prevent illegal dumping, promote recycling, and protect soil and waterways from pollution or contamination. Residents can bring their appliances to the Montgomery County Solid Waste Transfer Facility, where licensed technicians will remove any refrigerant, such as Freon™, free of charge. Metal components will be recycled rather than placed in a landfill. Microwaves, small countertop appliances or outdoor grills are not part of this free program, but these items can be taken for a nominal fee.

Appliances will be accepted at the Montgomery County Solid Waste District Transfer and Recycling Facility, located at 1001 Encrete Lane in Moraine. Drop off dates and times are:

Thursday & Friday, June 4 & 5…………...      6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 6th..…………………………….. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 The facility also accepts appliances throughout the year for a small fee. For additional information, call (937) 225-4999 Monday through Friday, from7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 About Montgomery County Environmental Services

Montgomery County Environmental Services provides water and water reclamation (sewer) services to 80,000 customers, and solid waste and recycling services to 525,000 citizens in Montgomery County, Ohio. The department offers educational outreach programs for local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region. For more information, visit www.mcohio.org/departments/environmental_services/, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook (@montgomerycounty).

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