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TOP 5 DIY RECYCLED WOOD FURNITURE & DÉCOR IDEAS

Every renovation project leaves behind building materials and construction waste. Most of these materials, like wood and cardboard, can be recycled or reused. 
 
Here are the Top 5 DIY Wood Furniture and Decor Ideas that will help you repurpose old wood.


#1 - HEADBOARD



If you’re renovating your house, you might end up with an old wood door that has no use in your new layout. Instead, repurpose it to serve as a rustic headboard!


#2 - WINE RACK



A wine rack is easy to build from used or excess wooden panels. The end result is both functional and stylish. 


#3 - PLANTER



If you have lots of small wooden panels or leftover trim, you can create your own planter box. Paint it to add a pop of colour!


#4 - BENCH



Add a rustic look to your backyard by building a reclaimed wooden bench. It would look great in a cottage style garden! Check out our blog about different backyard landscaping ideas.


#5 - FARMHOUSE DINING TABLE



A reclaimed wood farmhouse dining table is both beautiful and functional. This classic piece of furniture adds warmth and character to your home. Incorporate benches for un-fussy, child-friendly seating.
 
 
By reusing old material, you reduce waste and save the planet’s energy. At Draglam Waste, all construction waste is efficiently sorted in order to recover recyclables, such as cardboard, wood, ferrous iron, non-ferrous iron, and plastics. Our current system allows us to efficiently recycle over 75% of the materials that come into the transfer stations. 
 
Join the movement to protect the environment. For more information on Toronto’s “Zero Waste” policy and how you can help, go to www.torontoenvironment.org
 

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