How to recycle small kitchen appliances for heating
Appliances in good condition
Donate working appliances to local charities.
Old and broken appliances
Take old and broken small kitchen appliances to an electronics recycling drop-off.
This is for countertop heating appliances that have a power cord or runs on a battery/charger. This includes:
- Coffeemakers (includes drip and pod machines)
- Expresso and cappucino makers
- Toasters and toaster ovens
- Rice cookers
- Food steamers
- Bread makers
- Slow cookers and pressure cookers (e.g. Instant Pot)
- Deep fryers (remove oil)
- Chocolate fountains
- Egg cookers
- Hot plates, induction cookers, portable stoves
- Panini press and sandwich makers
- Popcorn makers
- Remove all food residue and cooking oil from appliance before taking to a drop-off location.
- If you take electronics to a landfill and bring other garbage in your load, landfill charges will apply.
- Some restrictions apply. For full details, see Electronics Recycling program.
- Do NOT put electronics in your blue cart as these items can damage the equipment at the recycling facility.
Electronics recycling depots listed below: