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08-07-2020, 14:00   #1
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How to break up a plastic storage box?

I have a cracked and manky plastic storage box that is too big to fit in a wheelie bin so I need to break it up.

I’ve tried cutting it with a saw but the saw broke and it was taking forever anyway.

I’ve tried jumping on it but won’t give.

I’ve tried a hammer.

Has anyone got ideas?

It is a Wham box I think.
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08-07-2020, 14:04   #2
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Put it in the ground below a first floor window. Jump out the first floor window so you land on it.

Bury it in the garden.
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12-07-2020, 10:07   #3
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Put it in the ground below a first floor window. Jump out the first floor window so you land on it.

Bury it in the garden.
Rude, but I think a fitting response.
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02-09-2020, 15:11   #4
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Put up a photo of it.
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Take a saw normally used to cut timber
would go great
plumbers doing the same with waste pipe
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04-09-2020, 13:53   #6
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I haven't found a plastic item yet that wouldn't yield to a sharp handsaw or a ball pein hammer!
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I still have the flipping thing.

Got no no-where with a hammer. Sawing takes forever and I honestly never get the time. I still haven't even sawed it enough that it will break.

I'm getting a loan of a blow torch. I know there are other ways to dispose of it like recycling centres but I'm putting this flipper in the wheelie in
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Crazy idea but leave it beside or on top of the bin?
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23-09-2020, 02:50   #9
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Crazy idea but leave it beside or on top of the bin?
AES guys won’t take it.

Has to be in the bin or in a cardboard box as extra recycling m. And I’m pretty sure it exceeds the size of what you leave

All the one anyway. I left the box outside and someone stole it
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23-09-2020, 03:01   #10
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Give it to a five year old and tell them not to touch it..


Failing that, Aldi had/have a circular saw for €14. Very handy to have anyway, and that will definitely break it up. Or drill a line of holes.
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All the one anyway. I left the box outside and someone stole it

The little ba$tards, we ll find it for you, failing that, we ll do a boards whip around and buy you another one, a bigger and better one
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23-09-2020, 07:35   #12
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The little ba$tards, we ll find it for you, failing that, we ll do a boards whip around and buy you another one, a bigger and better one
So much for my opinion that the lockdown and such had made the people better... thank goodness I was wrong!!!
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Cut it up with a Stanley knife
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Burn it
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Feel like people are not reading the thread.
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