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Lava Plastic Recycled Plastic Furniture Durban-outdoor-furniture-toy

Southgate Recycling T/A Lavaplastic manufactures an assortment of 100% recycled plastic planks.

We pride ourselves in the quality of the planks we produce and offer the most diverse range of sizes into the local market.

We are a dynamic team of 10 staff that is always striving to assist our customers with all aspects of their recycled plastic projects, including design, assembly and installation.

We have designed and installed decks, walkways, ablution facilities, bird hides, children’s jungle gyms, balustrades, bee hives, church rostrums, fencing, furniture, trail signage, pallets & memorial benches to name a few…

We have in house CNC routing capabilities that enables us to create unique items of furniture from our recycled plastic planks utilizing computer aided design packages.

Our range of durable, long lasting recycled plastic furniture is extremely popular for a variety of maintenance free outdoor or indoor applications. Numerous of our furniture items are available as flat pack options for DIY assembly. This makes them ideal for cost effective couriering over long distances.

Please drop us a mail or give us a call if you are looking to do anything with recycled plastic and give us the opportunity to try assist you – looking forward to hearing from you.



Recycled Plastic Bee Hive


Our unique, recycled plastic observation bee hive is manufactured according to the prescribed Langstroth design dimensions.  The bee box is assembled using our 25mm block boards, cut to the required dimensions on our CNC machine.


From our assorted plank dimensions, we can manufacture a range of fencing to suit your application.  Our slatted fencing and picket fencing are most popular.

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Production Block Boards

Our recycled plastic production block boards are popular with concrete brick and block manufacturers for use in their production.

They are also very useful for a wide range of furniture applications that require a bigger board dimension than our standard planks.