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Appliance Store Tips
WARRANTIES, DELIVERIES, UPGRADES, REPAIRS, AND DONATIONS
Review store policies and ask questions before purchasing a new appliance.
Click on the warranty sign for more information.
Save water, power, and money by increasing the efficiency of your washing machine, clothes dryer, dishwasher, and refrigerator.
Click on the washing machines for more information.
Reduce utility bills through regular maintenance. Purchase the right sized, energy-efficient equipment, labeled with the ENERGY STAR® logo.
Click on the air conditioners for more information.
Don’t use single-use batteries. Invest in plug-in A/C adapters or rechargeable batteries.
Click on the camcorders or portable phones for more information.
COMPUTERS AND MONITORS
Consider upgrading rather than replacing. Purchase energy-efficient equipment, labeled with the ENERGY STAR® logo, that ‘sleeps’ when not in use. Don’t discard: donate!
Click on the computers for more information.
Move your mouse over items in the appliance store for a quick overview of waste prevention opportunities. Click on an item or the link below to go to a page with more detailed information.