Recycling Makeover: Outdoor Living Spaces

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What are the odds your used milk jugs or butter tubs will end up back in your home one day as part of your décor?

They might be better than you think!

Every year, more companies are creating stylish home furnishings from post-consumer recycled plastics. This summer, Taniya Nayak, a TV personality best known for her interior design work on HGTV and the Food Network, has teamed up with Plastics Make it Possible to re-style common living spaces throughout the home to include trendy décor made everyday plastics that have been recycled.

These recycling makeovers transform various rooms throughout the home by incorporating some of the awesome products created from common plastic recyclables such as bottles, jugs or plastic tubs. The series kicks off with tips and recycling ideas for your outdoor living space featuring eco-conscious items like this cool chevron rug from Fab Habitat or these Adirondack chairs made from recycled HDPE (#2).

Check out the video below, and be sure to visit Nayak’s guest blog post on PlasticsMakeitPossible.com where you can enter to win $500 and an online consultation from Nayak herself!

Editor’s Note: Earth911 partners with many industries, manufacturers and organizations to support its Recycling Directory, the largest in the nation, which is provided to consumers at no cost. The American Chemistry Council is one of these partners.

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