Outdoor Furniture: Wood or Recycled Plastic?

Last updated on March 16th, 2020 at 07:31 am

Recycled Plastic Outdoor Furniture | Polywood
If you’re shopping for wooden outdoor furniture this season, you’ve probably noticed there are a lot of new faux wood furniture sets, made from recycled plastic. Shown here is the POLYWOOD Euro dining set. It has the look and weight of wood but lasts longer and doesn’t require any maintenance.

Why Recycled Plastic Instead of Wood?

When customers asked us to start carrying outdoor furniture naturally we searched for a real wood product. However, while there are weather resistant species such as cedar, teak, eucalyptus and redwood that make fine outdoor furniture, we still worried about the longevity of the furniture, maintenance, and the environmental impact.  While researching high end outdoor wood furniture we discovered recycled plastic lumber (RPL) made from high-density polyethylene (HDPE).  Also known as Poly-Wood, it looks like real wood & has the heavy weight of real wood plus it’s durable, versatile and environmentally friendly.

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It’s POLYWOOD Quattro Season!

Last updated on October 2nd, 2019 at 11:08 am

POLYWOOD Quattro Collection | Gray, blue, teak, red, sand, lime, green, yellow, orange, white & black
POLYWOOD’s 7 piece Quattro dining set in slate grey. Also available in vivid blue, teak, tangerine, red, sand, mahogany, lime, lemon yellow, green, black, aruba blue or white. We are the only store that offers a lifetime guarantee plus free shipping.

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6 of Our Most Popular Polywood Adirondack Chairs

Last updated on January 10th, 2020 at 04:26 pm

Polywood Adirondack Chairs

If you’re not familiar with Polywood outdoor furniture, it’s worth reading up on. Polywood is made out of HDPE recycled plastic lumber (RPL). The company is based in Indiana and manufactures all their outdoor furniture right here in the USA. Besides being 100% american made and super eco-friendly, Polywood is also super durable, easy to care for, and looks great!

They make all sorts of cool stuff including outdoor dining sets, deep seating patio furniture, Tete-a-Tetes and more.

Here’s a look at some of our most popular Polywood Adirondack Chairs:

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Upgrading Your Outdoor Space for Fall: Tips & Advice

Last updated on December 3rd, 2018 at 03:00 pm

Tips for Creating the Best Outdoor Furniture Spaces | Vermont Woods Studios | Polywood
Fall is the perfect time to gather together outside on the patio or in the back yard. Add warmth & ambiance by arranging your Adirondack Chairs around a Fire Pit Table.

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Outdoor Patio Furniture: 4 Reasons to Buy POLYWOOD

Last updated on October 2nd, 2019 at 11:07 am

Outdoor Patio Furniture
Customer Photo Sent in by Richard in San Diego of his POLYWOOD Presidential Rocking Chairs

Outdoor Patio Furniture Should Be Enjoyed Year After Year

When customers asked us to start carrying outdoor furniture, naturally, we searched for a real wood product. However, while there are weather resistant species such as cedar, teak, eucalyptus, and redwood that make fine outdoor furniture, we still worried about the longevity of the furniture, maintenance, and the environmental impact that the use of these woods is causing on forests around the world.

Instead, we found Polywood! Polywood outdoor furniture is manufactured in Syracuse, Indiana. It is 100% American made and super eco-friendly. The composite plastic lumber has the look, thickness, weight, and feel of real wood and it’s virtually indestructible.

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New Vineyard Deep Seating POLYWOOD Collection

Last updated on February 28th, 2019 at 04:49 pm

Vineyard Deep Seating Collection by POLYWOOD
Vineyard Deep Seating Collection in Mahogany/Sesame

Our new Vineyard Deep Seating Collection has plush tufted cushions paired with ergonomic seats – available in two classic colors. Choose from white with navy cushions or mahogany with sesame cushions (as pictured) to complete your outdoor living space. All cushions are made from fade-resistant Sunbrella fabric, and the recycled plastic lumber frame is ultra-weather resistant. Stainless steel hardware completes the construction for a low-maintenance luxury that retains its beauty year after year.

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Spotlight on POLYWOOD Quattro

POLYWOOD Quattro Collection
Polywood’s 7 piece Quattro dining set in slate grey. Also available in blue, teak, tangerine, red, sand, mahogany, lime, lemon yellow, green, black, aruba or white. Free shipping and a lifetime guarantee included!

From Rocking Chairs to Full Outdoor Dining Sets, Our POLYWOOD Quattro Furniture Has it All!

Classic Adirondack chairs are timeless, there’s no denying that. But, what if you want something a little more contemporary looking, without compromising the Adirondack style? Well, we’re excited to offer you just that, a modern twist on the well-known design. Enter the POLYWOOD Quattro Collection!

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How to Choose the Perfect Adirondack Chair

Last updated on August 14th, 2018 at 03:49 pm

Adirondack Chairs | Polywood
Why Polywood? We have a thing about longevity and keeping stuff out of the landfill. Polywood is the only outdoor furniture we can confidently offer a lifetime guarantee for. Plus it’s made of recycled milk jugs– 500 in each chair. So instead of buying furniture that’s made from illegal rainforest wood, you’re keeping plastic waste out of our landfills. How awesome are you?

Summertime & the Livin’ Is Easy

June is here and you’ve never been so happy to put all those April & May showers behind you. It’s time to sit outside and relax in the sun with a cold drink and a good book. If you don’t already have a comfy Adirondack chair, it’s time to get one. There’s tons of them out there so here’s a quick guide to help you find the one that’s just right for you.
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Eco-Friendly and Toxin-Free Outdoor Kids Furniture

Last updated on March 31st, 2017 at 01:37 pm

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We do the worrying so you don’t have to…at least when it comes to outdoor kids furniture

Kids and grandkids can get into a lot of things. I know my sister and I put our parents through the ringer. From eating wild mushrooms that would turn us into Princess Fairies, honey fights in the kitchen and covering each other in Vaseline, our parents had their work cut out.

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