Air Conditioner Disposal and Recycling

The day an air conditioner stops working the way it should is the day you realize that they’re very tricky to get rid of. First, they are too heavy to carry, second, too dirty to put in the trunk of your car, and third, because air conditioners are so heavy and dirty, they are potentially dangerous to handle.

Add to this that AC units contain freon and other refrigerants regulated by the U.S. federal government under the Clean Air Act and you realize why you rather want to use professional junk removal services to help you say goodbye to these bulky appliances while enjoying the great relief of eco-friendly recycling and donation options.

If you have an old air conditioner sitting around or plan on replacing your equipment soon, make an appointment with Junk King for the fast and safe disposal of your old air conditioner. We’ll provide a free estimate and our insured, trained junk removal professionals will pick it up and make sure it’s disposed of safely and responsibly.

Why Remove an Old Air Conditioner?

Air conditioners tend to wear out slowly — until they break down very suddenly. If your A/C has seen better days, you might need to replace it as soon as possible:

  • Energy bills tend to increase toward the end of an air conditioner’s lifecycle.
  • Repairs costs may skyrocket if you wait too long to replace.
  • Old window and wall units may create a health hazard due to mold and germs.
  • Upgrading to central air can increase your home’s value

And of course, when you get a new air conditioner you need a solution for disposing of the old one. Junk removal is the easy solution.

Can They Be Recycled or Reused?

The parts of an air conditioner can be recycled if taken to a specialty recycling facility. In some cases, the air conditioner can be donated, such as window units that are not very old. The big issue is whether the unit is clean and functioning well.

Of course, you can’t just throw an air conditioner in the regular recycling bin. It must be dropped off at a donation center that accepts them, or taken to recycling. Junk removal can save you countless hours of phone calls and driving around trying to find a recycling option.

Junk King Offers Environmentally Friendly Appliance Disposal

We’re committed to recycling more than half of the materials we collect. That holds true for appliance recycling. We offer eco-friendly appliance removal by working with local organizations, recycling facilities, and scrap metal recyclers.

Junk King's professionals can either separate the equipment into recyclable materials or redirect it to the nearest facility. Recycling with our junk removal service is even greener because we collect appliances and other materials in large quantities and then distribute everything in a streamlined process. That means more junk recycled with less energy spent getting it done.

When you call us for junk removal, we can remove your air conditioner along with items such as computers and other electronics. Many materials that are difficult for individual people to recycle can be responsibly disposed of by our junk removal pros.

Any size, any kind — Junk King's can handle your air conditioner disposal. Contact us now at 1.888. 888.JUNK or book an appointment online!

Our Customers Love Us!

November 30, 2019 by
Livermore, California
I called with a last minute rush job - on a holiday weekend no less - and the Contra Costa/Alameda (Livermore) Junk King team came through in a big way!! The scheduler on the phone, Rebecca, was very helpful and kept me in the loop at all times. The operators that came to the house to do the heavy lifting, Chris and Bobby, were absolutely outstanding! For a fair price, and in a remarkable time frame, they made my potential problem disappear. Thanks a bunch to the whole team. I can't recommend more strongly. A++
November 30, 2019 by
Houston, Texas
Excellent service!!! The team was kind, professional, and completed the job within 20 minutes. I highly recommend Junk King Houston East! Thanks Irwin and team!
November 30, 2019 by
San Jose, California
Very helpful, kind people. I have used another junk company in the past and Junk King was a more pleasant experience. I will use them from now on!
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