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.
Televisions containing cathode ray tubes (CRTs) are one of the leading causes of lead contamination in municipal waste streams.
Many company have secondhand appliance shops that accept or purchase old washing machines for resale. Look online for appliance repair businesses near you or ask friends for referrals.
Refrigerators and freezers contain refrigerants, oils, and other compounds that, by federal law, must be removed and recovered.