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Multicoloured chairs from Nassau furniture collection by LifestyleGarden surrounding a wooden table

Nassau outdoor furniture collection by LifestyleGarden

Dezeen Showroom: to coincide with Global Recycling Day, furniture brand LifestyleGarden has launched Nassau, a collection of outdoor seating and tables made of plastic sourced from ethical recycling company Plastic Bank.

The Nassau collection pairs colourful recycled plastic tabletops and seat shells with FSC-certified hardwood legs.

Gridded plastic shell of outdoor seating by LifestyleGarden
The Nassau collection is made using plastic from ethical recycling company Plastic Bank

The furniture is made using recycled "Social Plastic" from Plastic Bank, a company that aims to fight plastic pollution in the ocean while also alleviating poverty in the coastal communities that collect it.

Collectors are paid bonuses for the materials they gather, helping them to buy basic necessities.

And Plastic Bank uses a blockchain platform that allows brand partners like LifestyleGarden to trace where their plastic came from and how their products are impacting communities.

Gridded yellow plastic shell of Nassau outdoor seating
Each chair contains the equivalent of 175 recycled bottles

The equivalent of 175 recycled bottles is contained in every Nassau chair, and LifestyleGarden says its commitment to working with Plastic Bank has kept the equivalent of 11 million plastic bottles from reaching the oceans to date.

The Nassau collection is available in a palette of soft contemporary colours – peony pink, sage green, honey yellow and ecru white. The table comes in a 70-centimetre and a 95-centimetre model, with timber or plastic tops.

Product: Nassau outdoor furniture
Brand: LifestyleGarden
Contact: [email protected]

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