Free Draw! Planters for Spring

Calling Schools Gardens and Community Gardeners

For all those with green fingers March is the perfect time to get those tomato and pepper seeds started indoors ready for an early spring planting! Also a great time to start planting those cool weather vegetables. As April arrives the soil will finally warming up for the growing season and its not too late to plant tomatoes and peppers from seeds.

All these plants with flourish in recycled washing machine or tumble dryer drums and you could have one or two for your school or community garden once you enter our free competition.


Instead of just breaking down washing machine and dishwater drums Recycle IT believe, they can be reused in your garden. They can be left as stainless steel planters or painted using power coating in colors of your choice.

Once the paint dries, you can plant herbs such as parsley, basil, rosemary and mint, among others, and maybe even stencil  the name of the herb on the drum. If herbs are not your thing flowers or fruit can be grown.  Recycle IT had fresh strawberry’s all summer from a planter located outside our WEEE recycling facility.

Win a Re-Purposed Garden Planters. 

Garden and household plants can be grown in a variety of recycled containers including washing machine drums. All you need to do is match the size of the container to the size of the plant and particularity the root size of the plant.


This Spring, Recycle IT are offering an opportunity to get your green fingers on an empty washing machine or tumble dryer drum to grow your plants. We have 10 empty drums available for reuse in community gardens, school gardens or with tidy town initiatives in Dublin and the surrounding areas.

If you are based in  Dubnlin and the surronding areas we are inviting you to enter our free draw to win these distinctive planters and share them within your school or community.

Extended – a few addtional days to enter! 

The draw will now take place on Tuesday April 18th (rather than April 14th) 2017 so please email, your name, your group or school name, telephone number, email address and reasons for entering  to Please like and share our Facebook Page – Good luck

About Recycle IT

Recycle IT is an award-winning not for profit social enterprise providing a collection and drop off service for all types of waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). During 2016 Recycle IT offered drop off and collection services to over 100,000 homes, schools, charities and businesses across Dublin and surrounding areas collecting a range of WEEE which includes thousands of computers, cables, monitors, microwaves and TV’s.

Recycle IT services are provided in partnership with WEEE Ireland. Recycle IT are supported by Pobal, South Dublin County Council and authorized by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and the local authorities across Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow.

Recycle IT - Pakman Award Winner 2016
Recycle IT – Pakman Award Winner 2016

Please do request more information from Recycle IT about our recycling service on 01 4578321 or email

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