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How do you dispose of an old Frigidaire stove?

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Home improvement retailers and charities such as the Salvation Army pick up used appliances, including old Frigidaire stoves. Buying a new stove often includes free delivery of the appliance and free haul-away of the old one.

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Home improvement retailers such as Sears, Home Depot and Lowe's take old stoves away when customers buy new ones. It is easy to negotiate the price for that service down to zero if it is not free already. As of 2015, Best Buy picks up old appliances for $100 each for the first two and $20 for additional appliances, even if the consumer has not made a purchase from Best Buy.

Not every charity accepts old appliances, but the Salvation Army does, and the depreciated value of the stove can then be a tax deduction. Companies such as 1-800-Got-Junk? come out and pick up old stoves as well in certain areas, although there are fees involved.

It is worth checking with the local utility company to see if an incentive or outright payment is available for turning in an old stove for a newer, more efficient one. The utility may pay cash or apply a credit to the utility account in exchange for the old stove.

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