How to Dispose of Old Appliances in Georgia

Disposing of old appliances is a challenging task. Not only do these items contain metals that are harmful to the environment, the appliances also contain chemicals that can leak into the ground and contaminate the water table. You don't want to dump your old appliances on the side of the road or another area where a child or animal may get trapped inside. There are a variety of disposal services in the state of Georgia that will collect your old appliances and dispose of them properly.

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There are many options to dispose of your old appliances in Georgia.

State-Wide Services

Step 1

Place the old appliance in a garage or other area that is easily accessible.

Step 2

Call (800) GOTJUNK ((800) 468-5865), Got Junk's disposal service.

Step 3

Speak to a representative to arrange a pickup of your old appliances.

Step 4

Write down the scheduled pickup date on a piece of paper or a calendar. Note that Got Junk will pick up your old appliances for a fee.

Step 5

Call your area's Goodwill or Salvation Army, if Got Junk doesn't have any available time slots for a pickup or doesn't serve your area.

Step 6

Speak to a representative to arrange a pickup of your old appliances. Write down the scheduled pickup date on a piece of paper or a calendar.

Atlanta and Surrounding Areas

Step 1

Place the old appliance in a garage or other area that is easily accessible.

Step 2

Call (404) 761-6247, Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities.

Step 3

Speak to a representative to arrange a pickup of your old appliances. The Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities only accepts small appliances.

Step 4

Write down the scheduled pickup date on a piece of paper or a calendar. The pickup service is free.

Step 5

Call (770) 889-6384, Family Haven, if you have a large appliance to dispose of.

Step 6

Speak to a representative to arrange a pickup of your old appliances. Family Haven only picks up appliances and other items during the week.

Step 7

Write down the scheduled pickup date on a piece of paper or a calendar. The pickup service is free.

Step 8

Take your old appliances to the Habitat Re-Store, 519 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta, GA, if you don't want to wait for a service to pick up the appliances. Their phone number is (404) 525-2114.