Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/09/02/ps2_chair_reee/

Furniture firm offers seat formed from old PS2s

Gaming goes green

By James Sherwood

Posted in Games, 2nd September 2008 13:08 GMT

Swanky suburban store Selfridges is to sell a chair made from recycled PlayStation 2 games consoles.

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Have you seen my PS2 anywhere?

The Reee chair’s back and seat are made from the plastic casings of nine PS2s, which maker Pli Design stated saves 2.4kg of “post-consumer” plastic from ending up in landfill.

Whether the firm used the old, fat PS2 or the newer, slimmer model is anyone’s guess. But if you’re looking for a modern way to highlight your eco-gaming credentials, then a chair made from old PS2s could be right up your alley.

The chair’s legs are made from powder-coated steel and the whole thing can be disassembled - but probably not melted back into a PS2.

Pli Design’s Reee chair goes on sale in Selfridges from 10 September, priced at £100 (€123/$178).