18 Surprising Ways You Can Reuse Old Tires, #9 Is Downright Genius.

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Tires are designed to never break down. Given how many cars are on the road today, there are thousands of tires destined for landfills everyday. Some very crafty people are doing their part to reduce their carbon footprint by upcycling the old rubber and finding new uses.

Instead of tossing them out, you can now create outdoor furniture, planters and other neat DIYs. You may inspire others to follow suit.


Cut a small tire in half and spray paint it. Let it dry. Fasten metal legs that can be purchased at the hardware store.