Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD)

Responsible Appliance Disposal Program (RAD)

Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD)

RAD is a voluntary partnership program that works with utilities, retailers, manufacturers, states, affiliates, and others to dispose of old refrigerated appliances using the best environmental practices available—going beyond federal requirements to protect Earth’s climate and ozone layer.


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DHSS: The “First State” Becomes the First State Partner in EPA’s RAD Program
In 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) welcomed the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) as the first state partner in EPA’s RAD program.

RAD Webinar: 2016 Reporting Form
EPA hosted the annual RAD reporting form overview and training webinar on Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

2016 RAD Annual Reporting Form
RAD Partners must submit the 2016 annual report on available program information.

2015 RAD Annual Report
This annual report presents RAD partners’ achievements for 2015.

Sears: A RAD Partner from the Start
In 2007, one of the nation’s leading home appliance retailers—Sears— became the first retailer to partner with RAD.