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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.

Read more: http://www.bizjournals.com/louisville/news/2012/09/07/ge-reaches-appliance-recycling-milestone.html