emeco's 111 navy chair gives coke bottles a second life - polyethylene terephthalate
Emeco, who claims to be "aluminum chair company", will officially launch its first product
The plastic chair moved Wednesday in Milan Inter Milan.
Called the 111 Navy chair, it is from 111 (or more)recycledCoca-Cola bottles.
It will be sold in the United States. S.
From next month, you can design it at your fingertips.
111 The Navy is an empty navy. Note-
Molded chair made of 60% recycled pet (PET)
Glass fiber reinforced plastic.
It weighs less than 13 pounds, almost twice as much as seven.
Pound aluminum version.
Happily, the cost of it is almost--
Only $230 compared to $415. in-the-U. S. -from-recycled-
Aluminum version. Emeco and Coca-
Coca-Cola hopes to recycle about 3 million bottles a year to produce chairs.
Of the six existing colors, Coca
Coke red, snow and lime can be used indoors or outdoors.
Grass, persimmons and charcoal may fade in direct sunlight and are not recommended for outdoor use.
111 navysit with half foot
The frosted transparent polycarbonate slides to give it a floating look. The semi-
SaysMagnus Breitling, director of product management at Emeco, said the gloss and subtle texture give the surface a feeling that lies between the shell and the orange skin.
"The temperature is relatively high --
He added: "very friendly.
"It's not as cool as an aluminum chair and it's not as warm in the sun. "--David A.