Having a gas grill means that your first concern should be the propane tank. The rest of the grill components are disposed of separately.
Propane tanks are extremely hazardous waste. It would be best if you checked for specific laws in your area Wimbledon. These laws can include rules about where you can store empty or unused tanks, including whether you can store them in your garage, under your porch or in your shed. Remember, it is extremely dangerous and even illegal to store such tanks indoors.
Before you can move on to get rid of your propane tank, you will need to make sure the tank is completely empty of any gas. You can check this by slightly turning the knob on the burner on your gas grill. If it isn’t empty, you will be able to smell gas. Then, light a match near the burner and see if the grill ignites as it normally would. If the grill doesn’t ignite right away or you can’t smell the gas, do not repeatedly attempt to light it, as it can result in a dangerous fire.
The best and safest way to get rid of your old propane tank is to have a professional properly dispose of it. Check for reputable propane dealers or hazardous waste specialists in Epsom, Ewell, and Sutton.
At this point, you are good to get going with the rest of the disposal process. The rest of the gas grill will usually consist of metal and plastic items. The grill body can be recycled as scrap metal, including gas valves, as they are usually made of brass or aluminium. If the grill lid does not have the recycle logo on it, they will need to be chucked away with your regular rubbish, along with the wheels and propane hose, which are also not recyclable.
Working with a professional waste clearance company like Skip It, however, can open up doors to other routes to recycling these elements. We have a large network of businesses and individuals who can often help us find a new home or purpose for items that would otherwise end up in landfill.
Electronics and batteries, such as ignition wires and electric controllers can be disposed of with your regular household electronic waste. Many areas also have free e-waste recycling centres, where you may deliver your electronic waste to.
If you would like more advice on how to dispose of your old gas grill, contact our team of experts today! We are strongly committed to recycling and disposing of items responsibly in order to protect the environment. In fact, 95 per cent of all waste we handle is properly recycled.
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