Ironing Boards Take to Recycling Center or 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.