Did you know that recycled outdoor furniture has a lot more benefits than you think? Today's blog gives you 12 facts about recycled outdoor furniture that you may not have known!
We want to share 4 benefits of purchasing our outdoor furniture and bins.
Boyan Slat was only 18 when he founded The Ocean Cleanup. A project to rid the ocean of all waste. Slat learned from the age of 16 about the enormous garbage patches (called gyres) that plagued our oceans and made it his mission to rid rivers and oceans of this waste.
With over 90% of people in the UK recycling, why is more than one-tenth of our recycling being burned?
Recycled plastic picnic benches are perfect for any environment, giving people a place to sit and have their lunch while enjoying the fresh air and the great outdoors at the same time. Being outdoors is beneficial for brain activity, and enjoying even 5 minutes of fresh air and sunshine can lift people's moods and increase their motivation and productivity.
The natural environment is crucial for all children to explore and investigate. They can gain first-hand experience of nature through touching plants, smelling flowers and watching and handling insects (if they're brave enough!). The natural environment is crucial for all children to explore and investigate. They can gain first-hand experience of nature through touching plants, smelling flowers and watching and handling insects (if they're brave enough!). Class projects can take place outdoors, where children record patterns in the natural environment, different types of trees and the number of spiders or worms they find. It gives children a chance to be free, use their imaginations, get creative and have fun while learning at the same time. Here at Plastic Furniture Company, we want to give this opportunity to all children, which is why we have manufactured our brand new 100% recycled plastic planters. These planters are perfect for creating mini-gardens for schools that don't have the natural environment close by so that no child has to miss out.
Read about how and why plastic waste ends up in our oceans and the impact this is having on our planet.
School outdoor furniture in playgrounds is very beneficial. Not just for children, but for teachers too. It lets children explore, get fit and healthy and learn about the environment around them. It can also be a place where teachers can take a break, recharge their batteries and plan their lessons. It gives everyone a chance to appreciate the great outdoors.
This week is Children's Mental Health Week, and the theme for this year is 'Growing Together.' See how Plastic Furniture Company is helping children this week grow and develop, as well as providing outdoor spaces for children to interact, and promote inclusivity with their Learning Curve and Spiral Benches