How to participate

  • Appliance must be located in Nova Scotia
  • Applicant must be a residential customer of a Nova Scotia utility company (Nova Scotia Power, Antigonish, Berwick, Canso, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Riverport)
  • Appliances must be 10 years old or older
  • Full-sized refrigerators must be 10 cubic feet capacity or larger, smaller is considered a mini-fridge
  • Full-sized freezers must be 7 cubic feet capacity or larger, smaller is considered a mini-freezer
  • Appliances must be in working (cooling) order, empty, clean, and plugged in at time of pickup
  • Water line must be disconnected
  • Appliances will be picked up at no charge to you or your Nova Scotia power/ Utility bill
  • We can only pick up mini fridges, mini freezers and air conditioners if they accompany at least one full-sized appliance. Please contact your local municipal office to find the nearest recycling depot to dispose of non-eligible appliances responsibly
  • Efficiency Nova Scotia and ARCA reserve the right to refuse service when there is a potential threat to the safety and well-being of staff, participants and/or bystanders

For questions, call 1-888-779-8669

*Efficiency Nova Scotia reserves the right to revise program requirements and rebate levels at any time. Rebates are subject to availability.


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(same day reschedules or cancellations must be completed via phone at 1-888-779-8669)

Customer Information

Please enter the Postal Code where the appliance is located.
Please enter the Phone Number number listed on your residential account.
Please select the Electricity Service Provider where your electricity bill comes from.

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