Author Archives: Rob Barlow


This season, we’ll be proud sponsors of Matlock and Cromford Meadows Cricket Club Third XI. The sound of leather on willow and shouts of ‘how’s that’ has long been a part of a summer afternoon soundscape and we are pleased to help Matlock & Cromford Meadows Cricket Club keep up this tradition. As sponsors of… Read More?

TDP leads the way in protecting the blue planet from plastic pollution

Antarctica Glacier global warming erosion

In 2021, East Midlands manufacturer TDP prevented 350 tonnes of plastic waste from reaching our rivers and oceans. The business, which makes outdoor furniture from 100% recycled plastic, is now sharing best practice and spreading the word about the value of the circular economy. It’s using a recent expedition to Antarctica to highlight the plight… Read More?

TDP joins young environmentalists to share vision for a green revolution

Green Growth Champions at the Green Growth Assembly

Regional manufacturer TDP is a trailblazer in low-carbon manufacturing, making furniture from recycled plastic. The company shared its passion for a more sustainable future with 15 to 19-year-olds at the Midlands Engine Young People’s Green Growth Assembly held on Friday 11 March. More than 100 delegates and green Growth Champions gathered at the East Midlands… Read More?

Climate change fact finding in Antarctica

Antarctic sunrise

After serious events like storms, flooding and wild fires to less obvious, but still concerning occurrences, like flowers blooming weeks earlier than usual, we are all experiencing the effects of climate change and global warming. To try and understand what is happening around the world and research some of the causes, Anna and I felt… Read More?

TDP becomes a member of Make UK

Make UK logo

Britain is one of the world’s biggest manufacturing nations. Almost 3 million people work in this sector and for 125 years Make UK has been celebrating and supporting UK manufacturing and manufacturers. TDP are at the cutting edge of innovation by repurposing plastic waste into outdoor furniture we make sustainability a cornerstone of our vision…. Read More?

Tonight, ITV’s Love Your Garden TV show features our Cromford Chairs.

TDP Cromford Chairs on ITV's Love your Garden TV show Made from recycled plastic waste, 26th October 2021

TDP were delighted that Love Your Garden chose our Cromford chairs for this fantastic project. Collecting plastic waste for recycling has a very positive impact on the environment but being able to see that your hard work can result in beautiful, and long lasting outdoor furniture makes it even more satisfying. Sustainability is at the… Read More?