Leeds Fridge Removal and Disposal

We offer a fully licensed and insured professional fridge removal and disposal service to both businesses and households within the Leeds area.

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Reliable & straightforward

Our reliable and efficient fridge removal team will collect your fridge from your property (inside or outside) within a 2-hour time slot that is convenient for you and you will be issued with a hazardous waste consignment note.

Once collected, the fridge will be assessed to determine if it can be re-used. If not, the fridge will be recycled at a specialist processing plant in accordance with the WEEE directive.

Why is a fridge hazardous waste?

Waste is determined to be ‘hazardous’ under the government’s environmental legislation (see here) when it contains substances or has properties that can make it harmful to human health or the environment. However, this does not necessarily mean it is an immediate risk to human health, although some waste can be.

Most refrigerators have a life span of approx. 10 years. However, at some point, it will need to be replaced. It is very important at this point to recycle it correctly as fridges contain refrigerants (the substance that keeps your fridge cool by absorbing heat) that are potent greenhouse gases, and therefore, harmful to the environment.

What happens to a fridge when it’s recycled?

If we believe the fridge cannot be re-used, it will be sent for processing at a dedicated recycling plant. Although over 95% of an average fridge is recyclable, it is still deconstructed within a sealed environment so that any harmful substances can be safely removed.

Once this has been achieved, the rest of the fridge materials are separated into individual streams, including plastics, ferrous and non-ferrous metals and foam to be recycled or reused.

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We’re always happy to discuss how we can help you, so please get in touch by completing our “Get A Quote” form. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss your requirements in more details, please call our friendly team based in Leeds on 0800 058 25 22.

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See what some of our customers say

5 star review  This was such a hassle free experience with YES waste they are a professional service and prompt great pricing for the goods you need disposal of cannot fault this service will use again in the future if needed I would go to YES waste first before any other company. 110% recommend this to anyone wanting to have something moved or cleared away, they even give you a call to advise how far away they are from you which is excellent. Very happy customer 🙂

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15th February 2019

5 star review  Fantastic company to deal with and as a result have used their services many times. Professional, personable and get the job turned around quickly!

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8th February 2020