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How to dispose of washing machine?

Postby intellectualsmuse » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 10:53 am

So, our washing machine broke down and is not worth repairing, would like to know how to dispose it of-any ideas appreciated.
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Re: How to dispose of washing machine?

Postby x9200 » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:35 am

intellectualsmuse wrote:So, our washing machine broke down and is not worth repairing, would like to know how to dispose it of-any ideas appreciated.

Buying a new one - the seller will probably offer to get the old one disposed.

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Postby curiousgeorge » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:59 am

And if they don't, then search for "bulky item disposal" in the forums here. It will turn up a couple of companies (usually home removal companies who can also dispose of stuff for you).

I used sgmover.com in a hurry yesterday, they did a good job, prompt, clean and no hassle.

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Postby carlsum1986 » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:36 pm

karang guni I think would love to take it off your hands

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 12:43 pm

carlsum1986 wrote:karang guni I think would love to take it off your hands


Actually, things must be picking up. karung guni only will take if in good working condition now. They are really getting picky!

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Postby Muslima70 » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 2:20 pm

The "karung guni" person or rag-and-bone man may collect it from you...

Depends on your luck, some will take any electrical item even if it spoilt.. cos they will dismantle the parts inside & the metal can recycled...I am not sure if they pay you for it..
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Postby Mad Scientist » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 2:40 pm

If all fails, go to the highest floor and apply Newton First Law

:P :P
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Postby Muslima70 » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 2:48 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:If all fails, go to the highest floor and apply Newton First Law

:P :P



:D

Well if you really want try getting rid of the washg machine that way it may be good idea to put a"danger sign" to keep pple and pets away fr the ground flooor. otherwise the term "killer litter" will become a reality :wink:
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Postby intellectualsmuse » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 4:27 pm

Mad Scientist wrote:If all fails, go to the highest floor and apply Newton First Law

:P :P


I actually did think of this but stopped in my tracks when I considered Newton's Third law :P

x9200: Am not looking to get another one as we are moving shortly and the new place has one.

To the rest: Thanks for the suggestions, am not looking to make any money off the machine, just want to get rid of it and would be more than happy if someone takes it for free ( for the metal or whatever).

I've looked online for these so called "disposal companies" but posted here for a recco.
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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 28 Dec 2010 7:54 pm

I don't know about SG but in Houston, put it outside, put a "For Sale - $100" sign on it, and someone will steal it for you.

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Postby carlsum1986 » Wed, 29 Dec 2010 5:07 am

Mad Scientist wrote:If all fails, go to the highest floor and apply Newton First Law

:P :P
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Postby JR8 » Wed, 29 Dec 2010 5:15 am

Strong Eagle wrote:I don't know about SG but in Houston, put it outside, put a "For Sale - $100" sign on it, and someone will steal it for you.


:lol:

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Postby curiousgeorge » Wed, 29 Dec 2010 7:04 am

Strong Eagle wrote:I don't know about SG but in Houston, put it outside, put a "For Sale - $100" sign on it, and someone will steal it for you.


Last time I did that, my neighbour bought it, then placed it in his yard with a sign "For Sale $200". It was gone later that day...

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Postby x9200 » Wed, 29 Dec 2010 7:59 am

curiousgeorge wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:I don't know about SG but in Houston, put it outside, put a "For Sale - $100" sign on it, and someone will steal it for you.


Last time I did that, my neighbour bought it, then placed it in his yard with a sign "For Sale $200". It was gone later that day...

You bought it? :D

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Postby intellectualsmuse » Wed, 29 Dec 2010 8:57 am

curiousgeorge wrote:
Strong Eagle wrote:I don't know about SG but in Houston, put it outside, put a "For Sale - $100" sign on it, and someone will steal it for you.


Last time I did that, my neighbour bought it, then placed it in his yard with a sign "For Sale $200". It was gone later that day...


*Sigh* Just proves that we tend to undervalue what we already have :P
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