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Coaster | Recycled | Forest
Buy Back Value: £5.75
Made in the UK
- Curator Notes
Dimensions: - 9.5 × 9.5 cmMade from 100% recycled waste LDPE plastic in WEEZ & MERL Brighton & Hove studio. Each piece is crafted by hand and is totally unique in its marbling. Coaster is approximately 95mm x 5mm, with an outward-angled edge and the Weez & Merl logo features is debossed on the reverse. It has a smooth satin surface, usually with some minor surface irregularities. Please note that due to the nature of recycling used plastic, products may contain fabric fibres, splinters and the occasional piece of glitter, despite every effort being made to remove them. These come from the garments/products which the plastic bags originally contained when they were single-use packaging. Some coasters may have flecks of colours different from those seen in the photographs. The coasters in the gallery are ones we feel are a good representation of the batch, and please be aware they are unlikely to be the exact coasters you receive
Ingredients / Materials: - 100% recycled waste LDPE plastic
- Additional Information
Dimensions 9.5 × 9.5 cm Composition Recycled Plastic Designer Weez & Merl Origin United Kingdom Sustainability Values Circular Economy, Recycled Materials
- Care Instruction
All products are dishwasher safe.
Please be aware that metal scourers, or using any metal cutting implements on our products will damage the surface. The density of polyethene is similar to that of a hardwood such as Teak, so it will scratch and mark if care is not observed. Wooden and plastic utensils or cutting implements should not damage the surface but may still leave marks in certain lights, so we advise testing on an unseen area of the product before use.
Do not recommend exposure to temperatures exceeding 100° Celsius (212F). Temperatures higher than 150-160° Celsius (302-320F) will melt the plastic and cause irreparable damage. This includes hot pans – products should never be used as trivets.
- End of Life
This product is part of The Restore Program. That means you can send it back to us if you don’t want it anymore. Simply check the following form pre-populated for your convenience and send it to us. We will arrange a return for your product so it can have a second life, and you will be rewarded with points that you can redeem on your future orders.
- Free Shipping For Orders Over £150.00
- Standard Delivery – Within 1 – 2 business days (in-stock)£5.99
- Delivery to a UPS Collection Point – 1-3 working days£4.99
- Special home delivery for large volume orders with assembly - 7-14 business days£14.99
- EXCHANGES AND RETURNSYou can attach the pre-paid shipping label to your return package and leave it at our courier’s nearest drop off location. You can find additional information about the Exchange and Return Policy or your right to withdrawal in our FAQ .
Weez & Merl wants to challenge throwaway culture by showing how beautiful plastic can be.
Millions of tons of virgin LDPE are produced each year, and global demand is growing every year. Unfortunately, many applications of plastics are commonly regarded as disposable or for single use. Although LDPE is encouraged to be recycled on the label, it is often difficult to find facilities that do.
In the UK, massive amounts are shipped abroad to be recycled – an inefficient and unsustainable practice.
Originally transferring skills learned from the craft of woodworking, Weez & Merl have found many methods of working with recycled LDPE plastic by hand. Over the years, they have developed unique equipment to maximise LDPE’s potential.
To be completely waste-free, they remelt and reuse off-cuts, dust and planning curls created in the making processes.
Weez & Merl is a company designed around the circular economy concept and is trialling restoration, reparation and exchange schemes to support this vision of a future without waste.They believe that we can create truly sustainable products by making the most of LDPE’s ability to be endlessly remelted and repurposed.
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