Esthec is a sophisticated composite decking material, with complete freedom in form, colour and pattern. Any unique and distinctive design or desired pattern can be created. It offers greatly improved functional qualities, is extremely durable, light weight, recyclable and requires very little maintenance. Among today's most important issues are the sustainability of products and the consequences for the environment. Our aim is to highlight the environmental aspects based on a life cycle perspective and thereby to illustrate the potential of Esthec to contribute to sustainable solutions.