GE Reaches Appliance-Recycling Milestone


General Electric Co., collaborating with Appliance Recycling Centers of America, recently reached a milestone of 100,000 refrigerators and freezers recycled.

The appliances are recycled using a 40-foot-tall machine that recovers about 95 percent of the insulating foam in refrigerators and freezers, according to a GE news release. That reduces landfill waste and greenhouse gas and ozone-depleting substance emissions.

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