Rid-A-Fridge Program

We Recycle, You Get Paid!

Rid-a-Fridge makes it easy for residential electric customers to surrender old, working refrigerators and freezers. We will recycle old, working units for free and pay you a reward:

  • Residents of Oahu will receive $50.
  • Residents of Maui County and Hawaii Island will receive $65.


  • Honolulu
  • Maui
  • Hawaii

How to Get Started for Honolulu

Step 1: Retrieve your Contract ID # from your utility bill.  The Contract ID # can be found on the top right corner of your bill under the service address.  The Contract ID starts with the number 3 and is eight long.

Step 2: Retrieve information from your old working 14 cubic feet (or larger) refrigerator or freezer - make, model, serial number, approximate age and size.

Step 3: Call to schedule for a free pick-up. 537-5577 or toll-free 1-877-231-8222.

Step 4: Complete and send in application provided by the hauler during the pick-up.  The application must be postmarked within sixty (60) days of the pick-up. Your rebate will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks.


Make a Difference. Donate Your Rebate to Your Local Food Bank!

14% of Hawaii residents (more than 183,000 people) are in need of emergency food assistance, including young children and the elderly. Hawaii Energy is proud to partner once again with the Hawaii Foodbank to help bring much-needed assistance to Hawaii's hungry. By choosing to donate your rebate amount to your local food bank, your gift can provide up to 250 meals!

To donate, simply check the “I’d like to make a difference” box on your rebate application.

Promotion continues while funding lasts. Thank you for supporting Hawaii's food banks.

How to Get Started for Maui

Step 1: Retrieve your Contract ID # from your utility bill.  The Contract ID # can be found on the top right corner of your bill under the service address.  The Contract ID starts with the number 3 and is eight digits long.

Step 2: Retrieve information from your old working 14 cubic feet (or larger) refrigerator or freezer - make, model, serial number, approximate age and size.

Step 3: Call to schedule for a free pick-up. 537-5577 or toll-free 1-877-231-8222.

Step 4: Complete and send in application provided by the hauler during the pick-up.  The application must be postmarked within sixty (60) days of the pick-up. Your rebate will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks.


Make a Difference. Donate Your Rebate to Your Local Food Bank!

14% of Hawaii residents (more than 183,000 people) are in need of emergency food assistance, including young children and the elderly. Hawaii Energy is proud to partner once again with the Hawaii Foodbank to help bring much-needed assistance to Hawaii's hungry. By choosing to donate your rebate amount to your local food bank, your gift can provide up to 250 meals!

To donate, simply check the “I’d like to make a difference” box on your rebate application.

Things to know before you get started

  1. Residents on Hawai‘i Island must haul their own refrigerator to Big Island Scrap Metal.
  2. Big Island Scrap Metal locations:
    • Hilo – 16-168 Kalara Street, Kea‘au
    • Kona – 74-589 Honokōhau Street, Kona
  3. If you have any questions regarding your drop-off at Big Island Scrap Metal call Cody Henriques 808-854-4530. If you have any questions regarding the Rid-A-Fridge program please call the Hawai‘i Energy office toll free 1-877-231-8222.

How to Get Started for Hawaii Island

Step 1: Retrieve your Contract ID # from your utility bill.  The Contract ID # can be found on the top right corner of your bill under the service address.  The Contract ID starts with the number 3 and is eight digits long.

Step 2: Retrieve information from your old working 14 cubic feet (or larger) refrigerator or freezer - make, model, serial number, approximate age and size.

Step 3: Download the application here, print, complete steps 1 – 3 on the application. Bring this application with you to Big Island Scrap Metal.  In step # 4, have the Big Island Scrap Metal recycler stamp and sign in the designated area.  Make sure the applicant also prints and signs their name in step # 4.

Step 4: Mail the application to the address on the application.The application must be postmarked within sixty (60) days of the drop-off. Your rebate will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks.

Make a Difference. Donate Your Rebate to Your Local Food Bank!


14% of Hawaii residents (more than 183,000 people) are in need of emergency food assistance, including young children and the elderly. Hawaii Energy is proud to partner once again with The Food Basket to help bring much-needed assistance to Hawaii's hungry. By choosing to do

nate your rebate amount to your local food bank, your gift can provide up to 250 meals!


To donate, simply check the “I’d like to make a difference” box on your rebate application.

Promotion continues while funding lasts. Thank you for supporting Hawaii's food banks.