Mixed Plastic Lumber
Our Recycled Mixed Plastic Lumber Profiles are for heavy duty use and made in the UK with a specification tailored to your particular application. The waste plastic used comes from the usual recycling bin contents collected from homes and businesses all over Britain - plastic bottles, milk cartons, plastic buckets etc. Its low carbon footprint and maintenance free qualities make it ideal for building and construction instead of wood, concrete, steel and virgin plastic. Call 01282 861325 or E-mail for advice or use our Quick Quote Form.
This innovative product is probably the most beneficial material to enter the building and construction industry since the discovery of wood!
Besides keeping waste plastic out of landfill Recycled Plastic Lumber will enable your construction project to offer significant lifetime cost savings, by reducing maintenance and replacement budgets by as much as 80%.
Initial outlay will be up to 40% more but will pay for itself in just 2-5 years.
Housing Associations and Local Government are already incorporating Kedel's Recycled Mixed Plastic Lumber into their new build and refurbishment projects.
Our current enquiries log suggests this conversion to recycled plastic will be rapidly adopted programme rolled out across the UK over the next few years.
It makes sense to government and institutional buyers to enable a closed loop for plastic recycling, to reduce the amount going to landfill, which costs them and the tax payer money, and to increase demand for recycled plastic products, while at the same time making use of the plastic waste intelligently.
The bottom line is that in practice, this strategy is already reducing maintenance and replacement costs of housing stock by about 80% and those who have already begun to use wood instead of recycled plastic are coming back to us for more and more.
WRAP studies also emphasis the economic savings, showing that maintenance of wood products starts after just 2 years and replacement becomes necessary after 7. Recycled plastic may require an additional outlay of around 40%, though the rising price of timber is quickly closing the gap, but the lifetime cost savings mean that fencing and back gates made with recycled plastic are virtually free products after about 5 years. Besides which, housing stock avoids the run down look, as the recycled plastic products stay unchanged throughout their long life, without any maintenance.
Its a multiple win scenario!
It's therefore no surprise that new government legislation developed as a result of the Kyoto Agreement on Global Warming, will require all new and refurbishment projects to be zero carbon by 2015. Recycled Plastic will certainly be an important part of the equation.
Advice on Working with Mixed Plastic Lumber can be found on this link.
Kedel's Recycled Mixed Plastic Profiles are robust recycled plastic extrusions made in the UK to a specification tailored to the particular application of the product.
You don't have to pay a premium price for a specification you don't need, but if you need the higher spec, it comes at a value for money price from our plastic extrusions stock.
Have a look around our plastic extrusions store.
Available with steel reinforced inners where the project requires it.