Residential REPS Fridge Recycling

South Australian residents, who live in Metropolitan Adelaide can now receive incentives for recycling a secondary fridge. Units for collection must be in working order and you will need to have a primary fridge at your home post collection.

Removed units will be compensated with a gift voucher or bank transfer of between $50 and $150 depending on the item being collected, priority group status and the location of the collection.

What is Priority Group?

A Priority Group Household is one that has:

  • a valid SA Government concession card OR
  • a residential tenancy agreement with the landlord and the rent being $400 or less per week OR 
  • a SA Gov Electricity Bill Concession OR
  • a referral from a SA registered Financial Counselor OR
  • participates in a Retailer Hardship Program 

eGift Card value for Priority Group households:

Recycle a double door fridge and freezer and receive an eGift Card
Larger than 1150mm

Double door fridge and freezer combo units ​

$150

eGift Card!

Recycle a single door fridge and receive an eGift Card
Larger than 1150mm

Single door units

$125

eGift Card!

Recycle a freezer unit and receive an eGift Card
Freezer only units​

Freezer only units

$50

eGift Card!

Recycle a bar fridge and receive an eGift Card
Units <1150mm with small internal freezer compartments fall under this tier

Bar fridge units​

$50

eGift Card!

eGift Card value for Non Priority Group households (Units made before 1996):

Recycle a double door fridge and freezer and receive an eGift Card
Larger than 1150mm

Double door fridge and freezer combo units ​

$125

eGift Card!

Recycle a single door fridge and receive an eGift Card
Larger than 1150mm

Single door units

$100

eGift Card!

Non Priority Group households decommissioning a unit made after 1996 (larger than 1150mm) will receive a $100 eGift Card.

If you reside outside of Metropolitan Adelaide, the incentive rate is different, and pick up is dependant on demand in your area.

eGift cards provided through giftpay.com for redemption upon a successful fridge decommissioning. They can be redeemed through a range of retailers which are listed on their website. 

They include:

  • Coles (not able to be used at Liquorland)
  • Woolworths
  • Wish Gift Card (Woolworths, Big W, Caltex Woolworths, BWS, Dan Murphy’s, Cellarmasters, and Thomas Dux stores)
  • JB HiFi
  • Target
  • Vodaphone
  • Myer
  • Priceline Pharmacy
  • Optus
  • App Store and iTunes
  • Big W
  • Kmart

and more which can be found here

UPDATE 23/10/2020: REES Fridge Recycling is Restarting in November 2020. Register your details here