Grill Recycling

Is a Weber grill recyclable?

Yes, most Weber grills can be recycled. The components which make up the grill, such as the charcoal grate, porcelain-coated cooking grates and Flavorizer bars can all be recycled. 

Are grills good for scrap metal?

Yes, grills can be recycled for scrap metal. Depending on the type and condition of the grill, it may have some value as a recyclable item. The metal components such as steel, aluminum, or cast iron should all be able to be sold for scrap if they are in good condition. 

What recyclable materials are in a grill?

Grills typically contain a variety of recyclable materials, such as aluminum, steel, and plastic. The metal components of the grill–including the grates, burners, and lid—are usually made from aluminum or steel. Depending on the type of grill you have, other recyclable metals may also be included in its construction. Although Cohen only recycles metal, learn more about where to recycle non-metal materials.

What are the benefits of recycling my grill?

Recycling your grill has a number of benefits. Firstly, it prevents the release of harmful chemicals into the environment that can be produced during traditional disposal methods. Secondly, recycling helps conserve natural resources and energy as recycled material is often used to manufacture new products. Thirdly, recycling reduces landfill waste by diverting materials away from landfills. Finally, recycling can provide economic benefits by creating jobs in the recycling industry and reducing expensive waste management fees. 

What are the risks of not recycling my grill?

Not recycling your grill can have a variety of negative consequences. First, it can contribute to air pollution if the grill is burned or left to decompose in a landfill. This releases harmful toxins like carbon monoxide and dioxins into the atmosphere. Additionally, not recycling your grill means that valuable resources like steel and aluminum will need to be harvested from the environment. 

Can I make money from recycling my grill?

Recycling grills is a great way to get paid, but it’s more than just tossing them in the bin. Factors like hazardous waste can mean extra handling and create small fees for recyclers. Even with a small fee, you’re making the world around you greener and your own life leaner – helping both the environment and economy while decluttering at home. 

Find A Scrap Yard

Cohen operates several public and commercial recycling centers in Ohio and Kentucky.

HAPPY EARTH WEEK! Get paid more for your scrap at Cohen the week of April 22nd.