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Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program

Organization Environmental Protection Agency
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.epa.gov/ozone/partnerships/rad/index.html
Geographic Scope Nationwide
Issue Air Pollution/Quality, Climate Change/GHG Emissions, Hazardous Waste & Materials, Pollution Prevention
Sector All
Type Of Assistance How-To Guides, Technical Assistance, Voluntary or Partnership Programs
Description EPA's Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program is a voluntary partnership program to help protect the ozone layer and reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Partners recover ozone-depleting chemicals from old refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers. In addition to public recognition, joining the program may also serve as a way to document climate efforts, and may help partners meet any voluntary commitments or pledges they may have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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