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SoCal Edison helps recycle old fridges

August 5, 2009 5:37:30 AM PDT
Southern California Edison is reminding customers that it will help them pay to replace an old, energy-wasting refrigerator with a new, energy efficient one.The power company will pick up an old refrigerator or freezer free of charge, and mail the customer a $50 check.

According to Southern California Edison, 90 percent of each recovered appliance is recycle or reused to limit the impact on landfills.

Over the past 15 years, the company says it has recycled more than 750,000 units.

As a further incentive for customers, Southern California Edison offers a $50 rebate to customers who purchase a new Energy Star-qualified refrigerator.

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