How to dispose of a table

Luna Aston / Mon, 25 Jul 2022 15:00 GMT
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Whether it's a dining table, side table, or desk; there may come a time when your old table no longer has a use in your home. A table has the great ability to be versatile with multiple use cases. This makes them able to be reused, repurposed or recycled with ease.

What to do with an old table

If you have an old table you no longer want and are looking to get rid of, here are some options of what you can do:

  • Donate to charity - If it is good condition a charity will happily take it off your hands. Some will offer to collect it from you but others you may have transport it yourself.
  • Upcycle - If you are looking to get rid of your table because it's dated or no longer goes with your current decor. Why not try giving it a spruce up to give it a more updated look.
  • Sell it - Post it online on places like Ebay, Gumtree or Facebook market place. This allows you to get some money to put towards a new table. These sites also allow you to give items away for free if you would prefer.
  • Offer to friends and family - You may know someone that could find a use for your old table. Ask around first, as you may be able to really help someone out.
  • Reuse or repurpose - Tables are usually made of versatile materials. And can be easily taken apart. Take a look online or brows YouTube for some tips on what you could transform your old table into.
  • Recycle - Take your old table apart, separate the different materials and recycle them at your local centre accordingly.
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Upcycling a table

Here is a great example of how you can upcycle your old table

Conclusion

When looking to dispose of a table, try to find it another use or new home first. If you don't fancy reusing or upcycling it, there may be someone out there that does. But if you have no other choice but to dispose; just make sure to do so responsibly, by way of recycling.

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