I replaced our washing machine recently. I took the old one apart for spares for the new one, kept the drum for a a fire pit and gave the metal shell to a passing scrap man. The concrete weight went in the bin
Cost? Hour of my time minus a fire pit which seem to sell for £20ish
I grew up in a family without a car, but I’ve had one since I was 17. Although I’ve not considered not having one I have thought about having an electric car and many of the same issues come up.
The instances I really need to use a car for are exactly the sort of things that I wouldn’t want to...