In Japan, we have to recycle air conditioners, televisions, refrigerators, washing machine by the Home Appliance Recycling Law.
Local government does not collect the following things:
Designated Electric Appliances
Air Conditioners, TVs, Refrigerators, Freesers, Washing Machines and Drying machine.
As for Designated Electric Appliances which are Air Conditioners, TVs, Refrigerators, Freesers, Washing Machines and Drying machine, you have to ask the store which you purchased or the store buying a new one. And you have to pay a recycling fee and collection/transportation fee.
Do not dispose of Electric Appliances in the collection site designated for regular garbage collection.
The Nishida service disposes of your household appliance on behalf of you. (0120-953-053 , quotation form) if you need to know more information.