How to Recycle Old Pipes

recycled repurposed pipes

You have finally replaced your old pipes with new ones from Reddy Pipe & Supply, Inc. Now the fun starts. What will you do with your old pipes? 

Don’t let your old pipes go to waste! Recycling old pipes helps the environment and saves you money. You can use your old PVC pipes as the foundation for your next DIY project. 

If you have copper, iron, or steel pipes—you can find a recycling center near you, and many of them will pay you per pound of metal you bring in to recycle. 

In this article, we will examine some ways that you can repurpose your old pipes!

Mobility Exercises

PVC pipes can be straightforward to repurpose. After cleaning your PVC pipes, you can use them to increase mobility. Mobility is essential and will help you avoid injuries. There are several exercises you can do with your PVC pipe.

Recycling Campaigns

In neighborhoods and towns across the country, organizations will, from time to time, run recycling campaigns to bring awareness to the adverse effects needless waste has on the planet. You can help support these campaigns by bringing your pipes to the drop-off location.

Redecoration/DIY Projects

Many people have been reusing pipes to add a rustic feel to their houses or places of business. Others have used the pipes for the following: 

  • Furniture
  • Fences 
  • Bird feeders 
  • Planters 
  • Drying racks 
  • Shelving units
  • Keyboard stands 
  • Garden structures
  • And much more!

The sky is the limit on how you can use your pipes.

Use Your Old Pipes to The Full

After pipes have been used for their primary purpose, they could present a danger to the environment. However, the threat is negated if they are recycled, repurposed, or used in exercise. 

However you decide to use them, it is best if you make sure they are being used safely. If you need some help on how to prepare them for recycling or repurposing safely, give us a call at Reddy Pipes and Supply, Inc. We serve the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area and can be reached by telephone or email.

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