Ideas for recycling old lamps

If you have an old lamp that you no longer need, we can give you a few ideas on how to recycle it.

Give old lamps a new life

Instead of throwing out an old lamp, you can think creatively and consider new uses. There are many options, and it is also good for the environment not to just throw it away. You can see the lamp as a collection of different parts and see if there's any of the many parts that you can use again.

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This is how you can recycle your lamps

There are many options for recycling lamps. Especially if you are crafty and ready to think creatively. Things you can use your old lamps as:

  • Small side tables
  • A bird bath
  • Jewelry holder

 But it is almost only your imagination that sets the limit for what you can use your old lamps for. Just try it out and see if you can come up with something.

This is how you can recycle things to make lamps

It's not just lamps that can be recycled. There is also a good opportunity to create lamps from old things that you otherwise would throw away. This is again good for the environment, and at the same time you get fantastic unique lamps to hang in your home.

Among other things, you can try to make a unique lamp with:

  • Baking tins
  • Old bottles or glass decanters
  • Buckets
  • Baskets
  • Bowls

However, it is important that you are aware that conversion of lamps is always at your own risk. It is therefore important that you think about it and always use your common sense when you take a lamp apart.

Sort your old lamps at the recycling site

If you see no opportunity to give your old lamps new life, don't just throw them out. You must ensure that you hand it in at a recycling site, where it can be sorted correctly according to the materials it is made of. If the lamp is in good condition, you can hand it in to a second-hand shop so that others can benefit from it.


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