Power tools have specific disposal instructions depending on how they are powered:
Rechargeable: remove rechargeable batteries and dispose properly. Place the rest of the tool in the trash. If you cannot remove the battery, bring the entire tool to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free.
Electric: place in the trash.
Gas: drain all gas and oil for 24 hours and dispose properly. Gas, oil and other mechanical fluids are accepted at the household hazardous waste collection sites for free. Place the rest of the tool in the trash.
Metal parts can be recycled as scrap metal. Contact one of the recycling companies listed below for items accepted, hours and fees.
Some stores accept donated tools in usable condition: