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Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD)

Responsible Appliance Disposal Program (RAD)

Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD)

RAD is a voluntary partnership program that works with utilities, retailers, manufacturers, states, affiliates, and others to dispose of old refrigerated appliances using the best environmental practices available—going beyond federal requirements to protect Earth’s climate and ozone layer.

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RAD 2017 Program Update
This program update presents RAD partners’ achievements for 2017.

Partner Resources
The EPA RAD program has recently added new resources for existing and prospective RAD partners.

RAD Appliance Recycling Flyer
An appliance recycling flyer is available to help promote RAD to consumers at appliance collection/turn-in events and other consumer facing opportunities (e.g., appliance pick-ups).

Welcome to Efficiency Smart!Exit
The EPA RAD program welcomes Efficiency Smart as the newest RAD partner.

Welcome to PPL Electric Utilities!Exit
The EPA RAD program welcomes PPL Electric Utilities as the newest RAD partner.

RAD 10th Anniversary Report
EPA’s RAD Program commemorates its 10th anniversary in this report.

RAD Partner Recruiting Handouts
New partner recruiting handouts are available to help expand the reach of the RAD program.

RAD Web Button
A new web button is available to help partners promote their RAD partnership on their websites.