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Blog: November 2017

The latest news and ideas from Flute

Our very own Sales Director takes the Flute Desk Challenge

[video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://fluteupcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/DavidChandler-FluteDeskChallenge.mp4"][/video] We've been challenging upcycling pioneers from the construction industry to see how fast they can put one of our desks together. The record stands at 1 minute 22 seconds, set by Damien Canning from Costain, and now the gauntlet has been laid down to David Chandler our Sales Director. Having seen the desk put together many times you would expect David to have a good chance of breaking the record but things are never certain in…

Posted on 13 November 2017

Posted by Mary Dorrington Ward

Making recycling bins from waste look good!

  [video width="640" height="360" mp4="http://fluteupcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Upcyclingbins-againandagainandagain-3.mp4"][/video] At Flute Upcycling, we're passionate about engineering upcycled furniture that is strong, sustainable and also beautiful. A great example of our desire to produce beautiful products are our recycling bins that have caught the eye of many of our customers. Taking a humble bin and turning it into an item that people want to place in their office is extremely satisfying. It's no only the design that has won people over the recycling bins are…

Posted on 13 November 2017

Posted by Mary Dorrington Ward

Damien Canning from Costain takes another 2 seconds off the record!

https://vimeo.com/240525479 Damien Canning from Costain has shaved another 2 seconds off the time it takes to build a Flute desk...beating his colleague Dr Noemi Arena. The time now stands at just 1 minute 22 seconds. Our products are made from 100% upcycled waste, are fully sustainable, can support the weight of a car and last for years...they're also extremely stylish. At Flute we're passionate about the circular economy and are working with the largest construction companies to reduce carbon emissions,…

Posted on 2 November 2017

Posted by Mary Dorrington Ward

Dr Noemi Arena from Costain sets a new record time for the Flute Desk Challenge!

https://vimeo.com/240457551 Dr Noemi Arena is a Carbon Management Analyst at Costain and is the second person to take the Flute Desk Challenge. Using a very steady strategy Noemi managed to build the desk in 1 minute 24 seconds and beat the previous record by 40 seconds! Our desks are made from 100% upcycled waste, are sustainable, can support the weight of a family car and last for years. We produce a wide selection of upcycled products and can even produce…

Posted on 2 November 2017

Posted by Mary Dorrington Ward

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