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10 Easy Pieces: Recycled Outdoor and Garden Accessories


10 Easy Pieces: Recycled Outdoor and Garden Accessories

June 8, 2016

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.

For more of our favorite recycled accessories, see 5 Favorites: Petal-Colored Planters and 10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Clocks.

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