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How to dispose the old ironing board ?

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I want to throw away my old ironing board. Are there any special rules on how to dispose such items ? Or can I just put it near the waste container ?

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Old 25.08.2016, 13:02
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

Take it to your nearest okihof.

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Old 25.08.2016, 13:03
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Take it to your nearest okihof.

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+1 on that


and do NOT put it next to the waste container!


(Unless you want to have troubles with your neighbours)
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Old 25.08.2016, 13:06
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

If it isn't broken, you might try putting it out on the street with a "Gratis" sign on it.
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If it isn't broken, you might try putting it out on the street with a "Gratis" sign on it.
Legally that is dumping rubbish, and the fines are heavy. You could take it to a Brockenhaus.
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

Take it to your nearest "recycling hof" or wait until the next cargo tram arrives next to your flat.

https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/ted/de/...was_nicht.html

https://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/ted/de/...fe_wie_wo.html

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Legally that is dumping rubbish, and the fines are heavy. You could take it to a Brockenhaus.
I should have been clearer.

Out on the street in front of the apt/house, and if it isn't gone by nightfall, bring it back in, repeat for a couple of days (preferably including one Saturday), and if it doesn't disappear, dispose of it legally.

Better?
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I should have been clearer.

Out on the street in front of the apt/house, and if it isn't gone by nightfall, bring it back in, repeat for a couple of days (preferably including one Saturday), and if it doesn't disappear, dispose of it legally.
Yes, that's exactly what I did with mine - it had gone after two days.

As for 'illegal' dumping of rubbish, in Luzern one couldn't move for 'gratis' furniture and other assorted household stuff on the street. That's what I like about Switzerland - this communal spirit.
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

Thanks so much for all your answers !
I will take it to the Recyclinghof.
Thanks for the links !
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Hello,

I want to throw away my old ironing board. Are there any special rules on how to dispose such items ? Or can I just put it near the waste container ?

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Legally that is dumping rubbish, and the fines are heavy. You could take it to a Brockenhaus.
If you leave it on your driveway or lawn it's not on public property so it shouldn't count as dumped.
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

" put it near the waste container ". Do you do that it your own country. Well not here !!!
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I want to throw away my old ironing board. Are there any special rules on how to dispose such items ? Or can I just put it near the waste container ?

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" put it near the waste container ". Do you do that it your own country. Well not here !!!
Ok, thanks
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If you leave it on your driveway or lawn it's not on public property so it shouldn't count as dumped.
My friend left their item and "gratis" sign down by the building door for a bit while popping up to grab the brolly before going to the Brocki, and someone nicked them. The gall!
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Old 05.09.2016, 17:10
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

How about a career change for your ironing board?


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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

Well the sign gratis was there-so whats the big deal about "nicked"?!
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

Assuming he has a driveway or lawn-which most people don't have
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

We are fortunate in that we have a scrap metal collection every 6 months (or you can take scrap metal to the collection point during working hours - it is free).
But, anyway, you can use one of these to reduce the ironing board to a convenient size if that helps with a storage or transport problem.
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Re: How to dispose the old ironing board ?

I asked my wife last night if she wanted to try a new position.

She said sure. "Why don't you stand in front of the ironing board, while I sit on the sofa and fart?"
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My friend left their item and "gratis" sign down by the building door for a bit while popping up to grab the brolly before going to the Brocki, and someone nicked them. The gall!
About 15 years ago my wife decided to clean the barf off the leather seats of our Alfa, which was parked in the blue zone in front of our house. She started by removing the two car seats and putting them on the sidewalk in front of the house, then she went into the house to get a bucket etc.

When she was finished she noticed that someone had taken the seats.

At least that is her version of the story.
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