On Tuesday, the 26th of May, Replas delivered recycled plastic furniture pieces to the lululemon Distribution Centre in Derrimut, Victoria. The furniture included the new Laguna Lounges, an Ecopod and an Edenbrook Setting. lululemon is part of the Red Group program, they collect their plastic packaging around their clothing garments to then be made into recycled plastic products. “Packaging is a big focus for us,” explains Kathryn Goodwin, the Sustainability Specialist for lululemon. “We are members of APCO and it’s important for us to look at circularity as an opportunity to ensure that plastic waste does not go to landfill within our business.” As part of a Circular Economy, lululemon has bought back recycled plastic products for their staff to enjoy. “We were really excited to be able to buy back our soft plastics in the form of loungers and a picnic set to be set up at our Distribution Centre,” said Kathryn, “finding a circular model for our soft plastics is a great option and it is something we look for.” The furniture from Replas will not rot, crack or split and requires minimal maintenance. The long lasting and durability features of recycled plastic products allows brand owners like lululemon to enjoy their buy back for many years. “Being able to know that your plastic is sent to a reputable company to be made into another product, is a huge win.”