KUNGSBACKA Door, anthracite, 46x127 cm
KUNGSBACKA Door, anthracite, 46x127 cm
KUNGSBACKA Door, anthracite, 46x127 cm

Design on the environment’s terms. We made this durable kitchen door out of recycled materials to save on the earth’s resources and to create a modern style that is easy to like.

Article number003.379.31

Product details

KUNGSBACKA is a modern kitchen door with a 45 degree chamfer at the top and bottom which enhances the horizontal lines in your kitchen.The kitchen door is made of recycled wood dressed in a foil of recycled plastic to reduce the waste of resources and give new life to the plastic.The foil surface is impact-resistant, easy to care for and keep clean.You can choose to mount the door on the right or left side.25 year guarantee. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure.Complete with UTRUSTA 110° hinge with built-in damper for kitchen, 2-pack, sold separately.Complete with 3 hinges.May be completed with KUNGSBACKA cover panels, plinths and decorative strips in anthracite.To be completed with a knob or a handle.The particleboard and foil are made from recycled wood and recycled plastic.Designer

J Löfgren/J Pettersson

  • Basematerial:Particleboard
    Front side/ Backside:Plastic foil (min. 90% recycled)
    Edge:Plastic edging (min. 90% recycled)
    Wipe dry with a clean cloth.Wipe clean with a soft cloth dampened in water and a mild non-abrasive washing-up detergent or soap, if necessary.
  • We want to have a positive impact on the planet. That is why by 2030, we want all materials in our products to be recycled or renewable, and sourced in responsible ways.By using recycled plastic in this product, we consume less new raw materials and lower our environmental impact while existing materials get new life.
  • KUNGSBACKADoorArticle no:003.379.31
    Width: 46 cmHeight: 2 cmLength: 136 cmWeight: 7.89 kgPackage(s): 1

Product size

45.4 cm
System, height: 
127.0 cm
System, width: 
45.7 cm
126.7 cm
1.8 cm

SustainabilityPeople and planet

Energy and resources

Modern look, "old" materials

To us, waste is a resource, not a problem and we're proud to give new life to old materials. Like with KUNGSBACKA kitchen fronts. Their striking matt black finish and chamfered edges bring a modern, streamlined look to your kitchen. They're made of recycled wood, covered with a plastic foil made from recycled PET bottles. KUNGSBACKA is a great front that doesn't use new wood, and doesn't need new plastic made from oil. A sustainable choice without compromising on quality, design or price.

KUNGSBACKA Door, anthracite, 46x127 cm

Scrapped PET bottles get new lives in the kitchen

How can we at IKEA contribute to more sustainable interior design? Would it be possible to save some of the earth's resources by using recycled waste? Product Developer Anna Granath and her kitchen colleagues contacted one of their best suppliers and together they explored the opportunities that waste has to offer. The result is KUNGSBACKA kitchen front made from recycled wood and recycled PET bottles.

Do you sometimes buy bottled water? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone. Each year, approximately 100 billion PET bottles are consumed worldwide. And this number only reflects bottled water, add soft drinks to the picture and the number is much higher. But what actually happens to all these bottles? Some of them, approximately 30%, are recycled as material for new products, while 70 billion bottles become waste or are discarded directly into the sea or in landfills. The fact that so much plastic is thrown away is not sustainable for the world. This is partly because plastic is made from oil, a natural resource which will run out one day, and partly because it takes a very long time for plastic to break down. Did you know that it takes each bottle an astonishing 700 to 1,000 years to break down?

See waste as a resource

We need to be better at using the earth's resources wisely and we must start seeing billions of discarded PET bottles as the resource which they actually are. This is the standpoint of Anna Granath and her colleagues, who develop new kitchens for IKEA. "Our products are bought by a lot of people, and by offering more sustainable alternatives, we actually have the opportunity to contribute to a change," says Anna. "So we started looking at how we could replace new materials with recycled materials in our kitchen range." This idea was the run-up to a close cooperation with supplier and designers. Together they developed KUNGSBACKA kitchen front which consists of a particleboard made from recycled wood wrapped in plastic film made from recycled PET bottles. The big challenge was to get to know the properties of the plastic in order to achieve the same qualities as a virgin material. "The whole team behind the kitchen front is proud. We've all worked hard to not compromise on anything. Not when it comes to design, quality, functionality, or price, and especially not when it comes to the sustainability aspects. It feels great, deep down in the bottom of our hearts".

New life becomes a longer life

For each door's matt black surface, plastic from 25 half-litre bottles is used. This might not sound like a lot, but for Anna and her colleagues, KUNGSBACKA is an important first step on the journey towards an end to the use of virgin, oil-based plastic. "We must find alternatives for recycling which has a significant and long-lasting impact, where we don't just think about our generation, but for all generations to come". In KUNGSBACKA, the plastic bottles get a new life, but also a much longer life. You'll probably finish a bottle of water within 25 minutes. But if it’s recycled and converted into plastic film on a kitchen front, the same plastic gets a lifetime of at least 25 years. And then a new recycled life hopefully awaits in a completely different context.

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Door, anthracite46x127 cm

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KUNGSBACKA Door, anthracite, 46x127 cm


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