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Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Product in the spotlight – 100% recycled benches and tables

Are you sitting comfortably? Amberol are best known for manufacturing and supplying self-watering planters and litter bins to Britain in bloom groups, councils, private businesses and educational establishments across the UK and beyond. But did you know that the company also supply sturdy benches and picnic tables - all made from 100% recycled polythene, in keeping with their ethically sourced and manufactured policy?

Benches by Amberol

The range of 'Benches by Amberol' includes:

  • Backless benches, often chosen for use at bus and train stations and in town centres
  • Backed benches used in parks, schools, shopping centres and on the high street – in fact, they are suitable for use in any public space
  • Metal legged backed benches – a slightly different variation on the backed bench

Picnic tables by Amberol

Amberol also supply A frame picnic tables in two sizes: the Adult Picnic Bench (150cm x133cm) which is a great choice for parks and open spaces and the Junior Picnic Bench (120cm x 114cm) which is popular in play areas and schools.

The whole range is produced using 100% recycled polythene. As a result, all Amberol benches and tables are robust, durable, vandal-resistant and splinter free. They don’t need varnishing or regular maintenance to ensure that they are long-lasting and kept in good condition. They don’t crack or dry out and are resistant to attack by insects – and due to the material’s tough surface, the benches and tables are also more resistant to graffiti than traditional wooden benches.

Recycling polythene – a practical solution

The benches and tables are made from a recycled polythene waste (often used in the agricultural industry as silage wrap) which is manufactured by British Polythene Industries (BPI) - the largest recycler of polythene in Europe.

Currently the only other legal option for disposing of agricultural packaging in the UK is to use a landfill site. Every tonne of polythene that is recycled results in a 33% reduction in emissions of sulphur dioxide and 60% of nitrous oxide. The process also saves 1.8 tonnes of crude oil and reduces water usage by 90%. (Stats taken from Plaswood catalogue when we wrote the initial press release years ago – I’m assuming they will still be correct? Can always remove if required).

For more information about the range of Amberol benches and picnic tables, visit the website, email or call 01773 830 930. You can also request a no-obligation demonstration at a convenient location and to see for yourself just how robust Amberol’s benches and picnic tables really are.

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