White Goods

New White Goods Recycling Program - Updated June 2020

White Goods Recycling

A new program to help clean Lynn neighborhoods and streets! In partnership with Turner Inc. The term "White Goods" is used to describe major household electrical appliances. This service is offered to increase the recycling of metal goods and discourage illegal dumping. Recycle freezers, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, water heaters, air conditioners and microwaves.

White Goods Disposal Information

Large appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, washer dryers, dishwashers, stoves, water heaters, air conditioners and dehumidifiers are banned from disposal in the State of Massachusetts. Some appliances contain Chlorofluorocarbons that when released, reacts with the ozone in the upper atmosphere, reducing this layer's protective properties against Ultraviolet radiation.

Placing air conditioners or large appliances on the City of Lynn's curbs or on city streets constitutes an illegal disposal that can be penalized with a large fine by the city's Inspectional Services Department.