Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. is engaged in the business of selling and recycling household appliances in North America. The Company has two segments: recycling and retail. The Company sells household appliances in the United States though its chain of Company-owned retail stores, operating under the name ApplianceSmart. Its recycling segment focuses on collecting, recycling and installing appliances for utilities and other customers. Its recycling segment focuses on the agreement with General Electric (GE). Its retail segment focuses on the sale of appliances through ApplianceSmart stores. It is a household appliance retailer with product categories, including commonly available appliances, and offerings, such as close-outs, factory overruns, discontinued models and special-buy appliances, including out-of-carton merchandise and others. It offers extended warranties, appliance delivery, factory-trained technician service and recycling of customers' replaced appliances.