To kick off summer, we’ve rounded up our favorite recycled accessories for outdoors and gardens. From trugs made from old tires to chairs molded from the dust on a factory floor:
Above: A lightweight Recycled Tyre Trug made of hand-sewn rubber is impervious to weather; use it outdoors year-round. It is £28 from Hen and Hammock. For US shopper, a Black Trug made from recycled rubber tires is $16.99 from GRDN.
Above: A plastic Urban Garden Planter made from recycled milk jugs is a collaboration between Loll Designs and Steel Life. It measures 13 by 21 by 12 inches and is available in three color combinations including black and gray (shown); $319 from Steel Life.
Above: Made in California from 50-foot-long recycled fire hoses, designer LauraLe Wunschs Reclaimed Fire Hose Mat for a mudroom or front stoop is hand-stitched; $155 from Uncommon Goods.
Above: Handblown from recycled glass, a set of four Recycled Shallow Rose Glass tumblers is £18.50 from Garden Trading.
Above: Made of reclaimed polypropylene and wood fiber, Philippe Starck’s outdoor-hardy Broom Chair is “made of a new composite of discarded industrial materials, reclaimed even before they enter the long cycle that most recycled materials have to undergo.” Available in five colors including dark gray as shown, a chair is on sale for $191.50 from DWR.
Above: A Reclaimed Wood Tray measures 12 by 26 inches; $40 from Terrain.
Above: Photograph via Palorosa Project.
USe a Recycled Plastic Tote woven by artisans in Guatamala as a bag for garden tools or a trug to transport cut flowers, herbs, or vegetables from the garden to the kitchen; made by Palorosa Project, it is available in five colors for $98 from The Merchant Home.
Above: A set of 10 7.5-inch Reclaimed Wood Garden Spikes are made from antique wood scraps. The set comes with an indigo pencil; $26 from Bambeco.
Above: A glass Recycled Bud Vase measures 4.5 by 3 inches; $14 from Atomic Garden.
Above: Made of recycled plastic, an Apple Bird Feeder is $12 from Terrain.