Recycled Plastic Sheets. One of a Kind, Every Time.

Our panels are 100% recycled and 100% recyclable. They are made from would-be waste, from a range of pre- and post-consumer material, transformed through our unique manufacturing process.

Supersized panels

At our factory in Wales, UK, a skilled team of local craftspeople hand-arrange and press each recycled plastic panel to create one-off statement pieces for your commercial projects.

Each recycled plastic sheet starts as a supersized 3000 x 1200mm, making them extremely versatile for all types of commercial projects. And they can also be cut down, depending on your requirements. By adopting this approach, zero waste is created as every part of a board is put to use. What’s more, when the decorative panels come to the end of their life, they can be repurposed or recycled – closing the loop on plastics.

Choose an eco-friendly material from one of our collections, or opt for something bespoke. Whichever route you take, individuality comes as standard.

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Heron and Custom HIPS recycled plastic panels in 20mm

Panel Sizes

Smile Plastics panels are designed for use in a wide range of commercial applications, cut to size as needed. Our standard format sizes are as follows;

Supersize panels

3000 × 1200mm

Large panels

1500 x 1200mm
Note

Often the Supersize and Large recycled plastic panels will arrive slightly larger – in the range of 1-5cm.


Thicknesses

5mm, 12mm, 20mm
Note

The listed board thicknesses are nominal. Thermal expansion of some recycled plastic sheets can be 2mm per metre over a 10 degree Celsius range.

ACAD for ACAD x Smile Plastics. Paris Design Week 2021
ACAD for ACAD x Smile Plastics. Paris Design Week 2021

Cutting and Finishing

We offer a cutting and finishing service on all our recycled plastic sheets here in the UK; from the production of semi-finished parts to finished products. We can work on any scale of project from prototyping and one-off commissions to small and larger batch production. Please get in touch to talk about your project.

Ocean chair construction in 20mm. ACAD x Smile Plastics
Ocean chair construction in 20mm. ACAD x Smile Plastics
Alba box construction in 12mm. Joining detail: half-lap
Alba box construction in 12mm. Joining detail: half-lap

Buy back scheme

We follow a zero-waste production model, seeing our off-cuts as opportunities. We reuse all pieces generated by production and offer our customers the possibility to reclaim the material. If you decide you no longer have use for your Smile Plastics materials, you can choose to recycle them through the normal recycling channels.

Alternatively, we can also take back your offcuts, plus any end-of-life recycled plastic boards. We re-work them into new decorative panels, closing the loop and ensuring the plastics can brighten someone else’s day in the future. A full-circle industrial ecosystem.

In-house recycling of skeletal sheet waste
In-house recycling of skeletal sheet waste

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