——j Responsible Appliance
Disposal Program
^RAD.™
Thank you for recycling
your refrigerated appliance
with a proud partner of EPA's
Responsible Appliance Disposal
(RAD) Program.
Partners of EPA's RAD Program commit to
collecting and disposing of old refrigerated
appliances using best environmental
practices. Recycling with a RAD partner will:
Reduce your household energy
consumption, which will save you money
¦	Avoid the release of ozone-depleting
substances (ODS) and greenhouse gases
(GHGs)
¦	Save landfill space and energy by
recycling—rather than landfilling—the
metals, plastics, and glass contained in
your appliance
¦Avoid the release of used oil, mercury, and
polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which
can cause adverse human health effects
Benefits Achieved by RAD (2007-2018)
83 B
MILLION
refrigerated appliances
recycled the RAD way
35.9 1,877
MILLION TONS
metric tons of GHG of ozone-depleting
emissions avoided substance emissions
avoided
1.14
BILLION
POUNDS
OF METAL
prevented
196
MILLION
POUNDS
OF PLASTIC
from going 1
30
MILLION
POUNDS
OF GLASS
to landfills
To learn more, visit: epa.gov/rad

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