How to Recycle a Refrigerator Water Filter


If you’re caring for your refrigerator properly, then you change your refrigerator water filter every 6 months. Just image how much trash Americans add to the landfill by throwing away refrigerator water filters twice every year! It adds up.

*Please note, Whirlpool has discontinued their recycling program described below.

Visit to see if they accept your brand of filter.

Another option is to check with your local recycling facility to verify that they take your particular filter. Some local recycling facilities include:
El Dorado Disposal
Western Placer Waste Management Authority

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