• Benton Metal Recycling: 1256 Milton Rd., Benton Harbor. 926-1161.
  • Berrien County Recycling Collection Events: click HERE for a list of one-day community collection events.
  • Charities & Social Service Organizations often take WORKING appliances. Please refer to the list of social service organizations in the Yellow Pages and see HOUSEHOLD GOODS in this guide.
  • Electric Ideas through Indiana Michigan Power: Recycle your old fridge or freezer. Call 800-253-5661 or go to .
  • Green Earth Electronics Recycling: 3621 Tennis Court, St. Joseph. 326-1232. Email Website Accepts all types of appliances, including Freon containing devices. Offers pick-up service.
  • Harbor Habitat Restore: 2302 Plaza Dr, Benton Harbor. 927-0006, Web Site and click "Restore". Accepts working appliances for resale. Accepts non-working, metal appliances for recycling.
  • Michiana Metal and Scrap Recycling: 800 Carberry Road, Niles. 269-687-5865.
  • OmniSource: 1359 Milton Rd., Benton Harbor. 925-9801.
  • Padnos: 1410 N. Paw Paw Ave., Benton Harbor. 927-1030. Call for information about Freon appliances.
  • Padnos: 15565 Walton Rd., Buchanan. 695-6804.

— Refrigerators, freezers, heat pumps, dehumidifiers, & air conditioners contain Freon, a chemical known as Chlorinated Fluorocarbons, which can harm the environment if released.

— Some services listed above have Freon removal services, please call for details. 

— In addition to the options above, contact your waste hauler to see how large appliance pick-up is handled OR ask about removal of old appliances when buying new.

— When setting appliances out for pick up or removal, please remove the door (especially on refrigerators and freezers). It only takes minutes for a child to suffocate in a closed refrigerator/freezer.

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