ISSUE 22  |  Australia and Beyond

Saving the Earth, One Trug at a Time

June 01, 2012 11:00 PM

BY Izabella Simmons

An appealing (and eco friendly) alternative to classic terra cotta or stoneware pots: planters made from recycled tires, which feature a distinctly urban edge.

Above: A recycled tire pot from Australian company UBeauty.

Above: The Giant Basin Recycled Tread Pot from Re:Tread is $99.99 at Amazon.

Above: The Low Basin Recycled Tread Pot from Re:Tread is $49.99 at Amazon.

Above: Recycled pots from Flat Tire Decor are made in Milwaukee from 100 percent recycled scrap tires; prices start at $19.99.

N.B. This post is an update; the original post ran on July 11, 2011.