Recycled Plastic Decking – EKOply

Recycled plastic decking board.

This is a plastic material

Plastic is a synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers such as polyethylene, PVC, nylon, etc. It can be moulded into shape while soft, and then set into a rigid or slightly elastic form.

Recycled plastic decking board.

Planning a visit?
You will find this material in: Cabinet E

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
County Durham, England
Application and typical uses of the product

Extremely varied, used to replace many plywood applications. See uses at

Breakdown of Product

Recycled plastic of PE - 80%
Recycled plastic of PP - 20%

Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
8,8kWh for production of one sheet. Currently sourced from energy provider. However, once our solar plant is completed, only 3,2kWh of energy will be sourced from provider and 5,6kWh produced by our production.
% Recycled Content
99,45% of recycled plastic 0,55% of Blowing Agent
Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
BIM Data
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Reliability/ Maintenance: Frequency (times per annum) and Associated costs (£ per annum)
No maintenance required
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
Easy to install
Deconstruction and Re-use

Yes, there is no 'waste' from EKOply as it can be re-used in our process.

Disposal/ End of Life

All offcuts of EKOply that are no longer required can be recycled again.

Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
EKOply standard - 12mm / 19mm thickness, EKOply standard antislip - 12mm / 19mm thickness, Colours of each type - grey, black, green, blue, white fleck
Supplier Name
Second Life Products Wales LTD
Main Contact
Cheryl Birch
Contact Address
Fforch Egel Farm, Rhiwfawr, Swansea, SA9 2SE
Telephone Number
01269 826 740
Other companies that manufacture similar products

Plaswood -
Smile Plastics -

Is this product certified?

Yes - The product is certified by ITB (Environmental Product Declaration no. -59/2017 dated 9th February 2017)

Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

Long lifespan

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

It is very easy to source the material for production - due to the significant volume of recycled plastic available. Due to the volumes of waste plastic available for recycling EKOply is constantly available from stock.