Recycle at home
Recycle out of home
Yes, lawnmowers can be recycled at some out of home recycling points.
How to recycle lawnmowers
Unwanted or broken lawnmowers should be taken to a household waste recycling centre and put in the appropriate container, depending on the type;
Petrol lawnmowers can be placed in the scrap metal skip for recycling. Please make sure that the petrol tank is empty;
Push lawnmowers are generally made of metal & can be placed in the scrap metal skip;
If the grass collection bin is made from plastic, this should be removed. Staff at the recycling centre will be able to advise which container you should put this in;
Electric lawnmowers are classed as Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) and should be recycled at the household waste recycling centre with other electrical items;
If the item is still in good working condition, you might like to donate it to charity or community group local to you.