Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2006
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches>Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector)
Policy Target:Appliances
Agency:U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Legal References:"40 CFR Part 82 Subpart F; 40 CFR Parts 273, 279, 761."

The Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program is a voluntary program that encourage the retirement of old, inefficient refrigerated appliances, and provide for the disposal of these units using the best environmental practices available. EPA serves as a technical clearinghouse on responsible appliance disposal program development and implementation. As part of the RAD program, partners recover ozone-depleting chemicals from old refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers.

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