Rid-A-Fridge Program $75 OFFER

We recycle, you get paid! Rid-a-Fridge makes it easy for residential electric customers to surrender old refrigerators and freezers. We recycle old, energy-draining working units for FREE and pay you. Residents of Hawaii island, Maui County and Oahu will receive $75 for each one.

Before you apply

Make sure you have your Contract ID # ready

To locate your Contract ID # on your electric bill, look in the top right corner of your bill under the service address. It starts with the number 3 and is eight digits long as in the example below.

 

  1. Retrieve the following information:
    • Contract ID# from your electric bill
    • Make, model, serial number, approximate age and size of your old working 14 cubic feet or larger fridge or freezer
  2. Call to schedule for a free pick-up. 537-5577 or toll-free 1-877-231-8222.
  3. The hauler will pick up your old fridge or freezer (a receipt can be left upon request.) They will then submit the application on your behalf. Your rebate will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks.
  1. Retrieve the following information:
    • Contract ID# from your electric bill
    • Make, model, serial number, approximate age and size of your old working 14 cubic feet or larger fridge or freezer
  2. Call to schedule for a free pick-up. 537-5577 or toll-free 1-877-231-8222.
  3. The hauler will pick up your old fridge or freezer (a receipt can be left upon request.) They will then submit the application on your behalf. Your rebate will be mailed to you within 6-8 weeks.
    Things to know before you get started Residents on Hawai‘i Island must haul their own refrigerator to Big Island Scrap Metal located at:
    • Hilo – 16-168 Kalara Street, Kea‘au
    • Kona – 74-589 Honokōhau Street, Kona
    If you have any questions regarding your drop-off at Big Island Scrap Metal you may call Cody Henriques at 808-854-4530. If you have any questions regarding the Rid-A-Fridge rebate please call the Hawai‘i Energy office toll free 1-877-231-8222.
  1. Retrieve the following information:
    • Contract ID# from your electric bill
    • Make, model, serial number, approximate age and size of your old working 14 cubic feet or larger fridge or freezer
  2. Download and print the application here. Complete steps #1 – 3 on the application then bring with you to Big Island Scrap Metal to have them stamp and sign in the designated area in step #4. Make sure the applicant also prints and signs their name .
  3. Mail the application to the address provided 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.

Together We Can Make a Difference

Donate your $75 Rid-A-Fridge rebate to your local food bank!

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, nearly 25% of Hawaii residents (more than 320,000 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 and the Hawaii Food Bank to help bring much-needed assistance to Hawaii's food insecure population. By choosing to donate your tax deductible rebate amount to your local food bank, your gift can provide up to 125 meals!

To donate, simply check the box in “Section 2 - Rebate Payment Information” on your rebate application then sign next to it. See example below:

 

Promotion continues while funding lasts. We thank you for supporting Hawaii's food banks!