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Recycled and Plastic Picnic Tables

Updated on March 12, 2015

Recycled and Plastic Picnic Tables

Plastic Picnic Tables

Do you love picnics? Do you love sitting outside in the fresh air, heated by the sun, eating a delicious grilled meal with your family? If so, then you sound like you are in need of a good picnic table. We do not usually think much of picnic tables; to us, they are just pieces of furniture we use. But there is actually a lot to a good picnic table. They come in various shapes, sizes, styles, and materials, and can make your picnic better – or worse with a bad table. One choice for you consists of plastic picnic tables. This article will talk about them and how they can add to your outdoor outing.

It's Recycled Plastic!


Reasons to Choose Plastic Picnic Tables

There are several reasons why plastic picnic tables are good, solid choices for your outdoor picnic setting. One of the main advantages of this type is cost. Plastic picnic tables tend to be less expensive than those made of aluminum or wood. This can come in handy when you are on a budget and just want a good table to go in your backyard or garden.

Another advantage is that plastic tables are lightweight yet durable. You do not have to worry about splintering, cracking, or weathering with these tables. They can also resist extreme weather better than wood, and will not rust like metal will. Plus, a plastic picnic table will last longer, on average, than wooden picnic tables will – up to four times as long. If you decide to go with a plastic picnic table, then you have yet another choice available to you: regular plastic or recycled plastic.

We Need to Re-Use our Plastic!


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Recycled Plastic Picnic Tables

Reasons to Choose Recycled Plastic Picnic Tables

Plastic is a fantastic material that has allowed humanity to do amazing things. Unfortunately, it is not very eco-friendly. Plastic does not just degrade like wood; instead, plastic that goes into a landfill stays there for centuries. To help fix this, people have begun fabricating tables from recycled plastic.
Are recycled plastic picnic tables any different from regular ones? For the most part, they give you the same benefits and advantages that you get with normal plastic tables – durability, longevity, and lower cost. Perhaps the biggest difference is that recycled plastic picnic tables help out the planet by being environmentally friendly. Whenever you sit on these tables to have your picnic, you can rest assured of the fact that you are doing your part to help the environment.

Plastic Picnic Tables: Conclusion

In essence, plastic tables give you many benefits that are hard to find with other materials. Wood may be attractive and is traditionally the choice material for a picnic table, but it can crack and splinter and eat into your budget. Metal tables are very tough and durable, but can be unattractive and can also cost a bit of money. Plastic tables for your picnic are durable, long-lasting, attractive, and inexpensive relative to other types of tables. While some people really want the look and feel of wood, many others just want a functional table that will not cost an arm and a leg. Plus, many people also want to be aware of the environment. If you are one of these people, then plastic picnic tables and recycled plastic picnic tables are for you.


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      King David Tours 

      8 years ago

      I was just googeling for some picnic ideas, and I came to this page, great information.

      Keep the good work.

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      8 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Great hub, and very interesting knowledge. God Bless You.

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      Brenda Durham 

      8 years ago

      Cool hub. Good solid information.


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