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Water Heater Recycling Ideas

Water Heater Recycling Ideas

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Got an old, busted water heater? There’s still life left in them if you try one of these awesome repurposing and recycling ideas!

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There are several repurposing ideas for them that you can use in your backyard. Need an outdoor heater? What could be more fitting than an old water heater! You can also upcycle it into a grill to cook delicious food when your family dines al fresco.

They can also be turned into an awesome display at home! Grow more plants with it or make an outdoor decor like a simple snowman for Christmas!

If you’re used to metalworking, you can recycle your old water heater together with other scrap metal to build an awesome life-size robot or a vintage gas pump. If you have kids at home, they will surely be impressed with this idea!

Have a look at the examples we’ve gathered for you below and be inspired to repurpose your old water heater into something awesome!

These are all the recycling ideas that people with an old and broken water heater have done so far… Do you have a different idea to add? :)

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Fire Pit / Wood Heater

Vintage Gas Pump

BBQ Smoker


Life Size Character Sculpture

Other Repurposing Ideas