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Top 74 Recycling Projects

  1. 31. Installing a Under-Counter Compost Bin

    Composted food scraps are a great garden fertilzer -- and they're free. Take the hassle out of collecting the scraps by installing a c...

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 32. How to Build an Obstacle Course

    In this project, old tires are recycled into a fabulous backyard obstacle course.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 33. $25K Bathroom Redo (03:29)

    Recycling, reusing and relocating help Bob and Amy save $10K on their redo.

  4. 34. How to Build Reclaimed Wood Shelves

    Host Amy Wynn Pastor shows how to build rustic shelving using salvaged antique timbers.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 35. DIY Vent-Cover Transformation (00:01:00)

    Matt refurbishes old vent covers, creating unique bathroom works of art.

  6. 36. Reclaimed Wood Wonders (03:25)

    Reclaimed barn wood gets a new lease on life as custom bath built-ins.

  7. 37. Repurpose a Light Fixture (00:01:00)

    Here's an easy and inexpensive way to repurpose your old light fixtures.

  8. 38. Halloween Banner (00:02:08)

    Here's how to make a no-sew DIY Halloween banner from burlap fabric.

  9. 39. The Robert E. Lee Hotel (00:03:17)

    The Robert E. Lee Hotel's 60 rooms present a salvage challenge to the crew.

  10. 40. Salvaged-Wood Queen Bed (00:04:16)

    Joanne Palmisano restores salvaged wood items to build a queen-size bed.

  11. 41. How to Build a Stone Raised Bed

    Learn how to build a raised garden bed using recycled concrete rubble recovered from an old patio as the border material.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 42. Halloween Milk Jug Luminaries (00:01:37)

    Here's how to make clever DIY Halloween luminaries from recycled milk jugs.

  13. 43. Unique Recycled Hardwood Floors

    DIY Network shows how reclaimed wood creates floors that are truly one-of-a-kind and Mother-Nature-friendly.

  14. 44. How to Tile a Mosaic Table

    Use tiles left over from other projects and some new trim tile to create a mosaic table out of a glass-top table.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  15. 45. DIY Reclaimed-Wood Ceiling (00:01:00)

    Reclaimed wood is a great way to add character to your DIY ceiling project.

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