13 Billion plastic bottles are disposed of every year (2012) (source. Recoup)
1 Tonne of recycled bottles equals 25,000 bottles (source. Recoup)
75% less energy is used by using a recycled plastic bottle product, than oil as a raw material (source. Recoup)
Only 37% of plastic bottles are recycled domestically within the UK (source. Recoup)
Of the 37% of recycled bottles 60% are made into sustainable other new products.
800 Recycled plastic bottles make one standard bench.
The Plastic Company
The Plastic Company operates from their new company headquarters near Kingsbridge, South Devon. We have sourced the wide range of products seen on this website following feedback from our Leisure Industry customers in holiday parks, leisure centres & owner operator sites. We also have a wide range of other sectors we supply to such as restaurants, construction companies, pub chains & local authority.
The products our website show are produced using recycled materials such as plastic bottles and other mixed recyclable items. The base material is made into furniture, play equipment and landscape items.
Our products provide benefits such as:
Resistant to oils, alkalis, acids and seawater
No upkeep costs
Made from high-quality upgraded recycled plastics
Resistant to vandalism
Ideal construction material and lifetime cost effective use