Using a combination of Oak coloured Hyperion Decking, from the Pioneer range, with a Walnut boarder, the deck truly stood out, whilst harmoniously fitting in with their natural surroundings. The deck area was built over a previously turfed area, so Manticore recycled plastic lumber was used to create the subframe, with the
Initially, Nosker and his colleagues tried making bottles into a substitute for chemically treated wood used in park benches and decks. But recycled HDPE planks sagged over time, when people repeatedly sat or walked on them. Some researchers tried combining HDPE with other plastics used to package
Plastic lumber is made from either recycled plastic or virgin material, typically single resin polyethylene (HDPE and LPDE), polystyrene or polyvinyl It appeared on the building material market in the late 1980s and is available in rectangular cross-sections with dimensions similar to traditional lumber.
deck. Traditional applications find progressive results. As a substitute for treated lumber, plastic lumber products resist insects, rot, moisture, and many chemicals. There are two Many of these products use recycled plastics, diverting waste from the landfills1— a potential benefit to the environment. Indeed, the plastic
The Healthy Building Network (HBN) has produced a “Guide to Plastic Lumber” that offers guidelines for plastic-lumber purchases based on environmental, public-health, and recycling considerations. It suggests selecting plastic lumber that has a high percentage of post-consumer recycled content and is made of
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