Gardening

Recycled outdoor decor

By: Brett Walther

Image courtesy of Multy Home Author: Canadian Living Credits: Image courtesy of Multy Home

Gardening

Recycled outdoor decor

By: Brett Walther

Spruce up your outdoor spaces with these eco-friendly decor finds: They're all made from recycled rubber tires!

Deck tiles
Give your balcony floor a boost with these recycled rubber deck tiles. Designed to withstand even the harshest winter weather, they're also quite comfortable underfoot—a significant upgrade from coarse, unfinished concrete.
EcoTrend deck and balcony tile, $20 per package (six 12-inch square tiles), The Home Depot and Walmart.
recycled tire tile

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Planter pot
No need to worry about this container arrangement the next time you go on vacation. Thanks to a built-in reservoir, it's self-watering!
Tierra Verde Aria recycled rubber planter, from $30, Canadian Tire, The Home Depot and Walmart.
recycled tire pot

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Stepping stones
Laying a garden path? These recycled rubber mats are a charming alternative to concrete paving stones.
Multy Home stepping stones, $8 each, The Home Depot and Canadian Tire.
tire stepping stones

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Edging
Make a clean break between your lawn and raised flowerbeds with flexible recycled rubber edging.
EZ Border Thinline, $20, Canadian Tire and Walmart.
tire border thinline

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How to recycle your tires
With the help of Ontario Tire Stewardship, more than 70 million tires have been diverted from the trash and turned into stylish, weather-resistant products for the outdoors. Click here to find a tire recycling collector near you!

Live outside of Ontario? Check here for information on tire recycling in your province.
recycled tires

Image courtesy of Ontario Tire Stewardship

For more recycled projects for your home, check out these eight ways to repurpose wooden crates.

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