Ironing Boards

Take to Landfill

Metal Pieces Are Scrap Metal

If you dismantle the ironing board, the bare metal frame can be disposed of as scrap metal.

Fabric Top Is a Textile

If you dismantle the ironing board, the fabric top can be disposed of with other clothing and textiles.

Ways to Reduce

Buy a Used Ironing Board

Ironing boards last a long time, so save resources by picking up a used one. Thrift stores often sell gently used ironing boards, or you can find one on a local reselling website or app such as Nextdoor, Craigslist, Freecycle, Letgo or OfferUp.

Skip Ironing Entirely

There are lots of methods to de-wrinkle your clothes without an ironing board — or even an iron! Use these tips from The Spruce to get your clothes looking new without breaking the bank.

Ways to Reuse

Donate to a Thrift Store

If your ironing board is clean and in working condition, consider donating it or giving it away.