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Topic # 133403 21-Oct-2013 12:14
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I bought a new lawn-mower yesterday. Can anyone recommend the best/greenest/cheapest(free)/legal way to dispose of my old (2-stroke petrol) one? Even though the engine still runs pretty smoothly I don’t think it’s worth selling as bits have fallen off the deck, blades are stuffed and the front axle is attached with bits of old coathanger.




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  Reply # 919094 21-Oct-2013 12:17
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I know in Hamilton you can take it to the Refuse Transfer Station, next to it is "the dump shop" where they provide bins for metal recycling for free (along with batteries, oil, paper, glass, cans and lots of other things)

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  Reply # 919096 21-Oct-2013 12:20
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http://www.freecycle.org/group/nz/

you might find someone can use the bits of yours that work

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 919102 21-Oct-2013 12:30
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Maybe take it down to your local lawn-mower repair shop. You never know, they may find a use for some parts/the engine.




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  Reply # 919126 21-Oct-2013 12:46
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trademe it for 1$? someone might have use of some of its parts..



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  Reply # 919128 21-Oct-2013 12:51
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jaymz: I know in Hamilton you can take it to the Refuse Transfer Station, next to it is "the dump shop" where they provide bins for metal recycling for free (along with batteries, oil, paper, glass, cans and lots of other things)


Thanks.  Just rung Trashpalace, by Porirua landfill, they said they'd happily take it.




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  Reply # 919132 21-Oct-2013 12:55
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dan: trademe it for 1$? someone might have use of some of its parts..


Considered that, but can't be bothered with the likely barrage of inane questions.




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  Reply # 919133 21-Oct-2013 12:56
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Find a berm in Auckland with long grass and just leave it in the middle of it.. It won't be found for years..




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  Reply # 919185 21-Oct-2013 13:41
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floydbloke:
dan: trademe it for 1$? someone might have use of some of its parts..


Considered that, but can't be bothered with the likely barrage of inane questions.


I hear ya on that one




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