Plastic furniture is recycled from like products, for example, plastic bottles, shampoo bottles, detergent bottles, containers, etc. Possibly, they could also be recycled from old plastic furniture that is broken or unusable.
When looking for durable and easily maintained outdoor patio furniture, plastic, polymer and resin are very low maintenance. These products are easily cleaned with soap and water and endure long hot summers in some regions of the country. Also, these products are not designed to be painted, just cleaned regularly. Patio furniture made from plastics are waterproof and will not rust or rot. Therefore, these products can be used in your gardens and patios any time of the year.
Plastic, polymer and resin furniture products are very sturdy and should not crack or discolor when left outdoors. Another unique property about plastic, polymer and resin composite furniture, is that it can be molded or manufactured to look as a faux product. For example, these products can be made to look and appear as wood. They can look like Adirondack chairs, cane, rattan, wicker, or whatever the choice may be. These items are pliable and useful in the production of outdoor furniture.
The cost of plastic, polymer and resin furniture varies in price. Some of the plastics that do not include the polymer or resin components are not as sturdy or as structurally sound as their counterparts that include them.
There are some plastic products on the market for as little as $20.00. Likewise, there are some five-piece patio dining sets for as much as, $2,000.00 or more. The price depends on the composition of the materials used in producing the patio furniture.
When researching outdoor furniture, a recycled product will always be a positive for the environment and the wallet. Recycled materials consume far less energy to produce than starting the manufacturing process from a raw material. The recycled products are becoming more and more fashionable and acceptable in our society.