FRÖSÖN Cover for chair pad, outdoor/dark beige-green,

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Separate covers makes it easy to refresh your outdoor furniture when you like. These are made of recycled PET bottles and dyed in a more sustainable way, which also makes the color last longer in the sun.

Article Number704.793.33

Product details

When your mood changes, you can quickly change the look of your outdoor space with the separate FRÖSÖN covers.

You can just shake off water from a light rain, as the cushion cover is water repellent.

Easy to secure to the chair with the elastic strap. No need to tie knots ‒ just insert the plastic pin through the loop.

The color stays fresh for longer, as the fabric is fade resistant.

The zipper makes the cover easy to remove.

Designer

Eva Lilja Löwenhielm

Article Number704.793.33
  • Inner cushion is sold separately.

    To be completed with DUVHOLMEN inner chair pad 17⅜x17⅜". Sold separately.

    If you do not want to use the elastic strap you can hide it in the small pocket on the side of the cushion.

    The cover for chair pad can also be used as an extra cover for FRÖSÖN/DUVHOLMEN chair pad 17⅜x17⅜".

  • Material
    100% polyester (min. 90% recycled)
    Care

    Machine wash warm, normal cycle.

    Close the zipper before washing.

    Do not bleach.

    Tumble dry, low, normal cycle.

    Iron low.

    Do not dry clean.

  • By using recycled polyester in this product, we consume less new raw materials and lower our environmental impact while existing materials get new life.

    No perfluorinated chemicals (e.g. PFOS, PFOA, PFOSA) are used to make this product water repellent. As perfluorinated chemicals are non-degradable, it’s better for you and the environment to avoid them.

    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.

    The yarn in this product is dope-dyed, a color method for synthetic fibers, which reduces consumption of water and dye while improving color fastness compared to traditional dyeing techniques.

Measurements

Width: 17 3/8 "

Depth: 17 3/8 "

  • FRÖSÖNArticle Number704.793.33

    Width: 6 "

    Height: 1 ½ "

    Length: 8 ¼ "

    Weight: 9 oz

    Package(s): 1

Reviews

4.8(10)
Awesome quality and practical designJANETAwesome quality and practical design5
Nice qualityDELVINANice quality5
Essential Seat Pads and Cover for Själland ChairsJudithThese seat pads snd cover are essential if you live in a climate such as New England. When the sun beats down on the chair without a pad, it is a scorcher when you sit. The pads solve that problem and are an added aesthetic, too.5
Good quality seat coverSANDRAThese seat covers are well made, heavy duty, water resistant - and look nice on a pair of antique rusted metal chairs that sit under a huge elm tree. As an added bonus, you can easily wipe off the bird poop.5
Good qualityAlamGood quality5
Stylish and durableChristine B.Bought these covers and they are durable and machine washable. Secure nicely to chair seat.5
only issue was could notSuezanneonly issue was could not order insert online, all sold out.4
PerfectTakes forever to post revWater beads up and bounces off even in heaviest downpour! Extremely satisfied. Easier attachment than trying to tie a bow with stiff fabric. Don't hesitate to buy.5
Washable!FatjeeterLooks good and is dark enough to not show stains. It fits well onto the matching insert. I love that I'll be able to remove the covers for washing. I put them on a pair of outdoor chairs and loveseat that I bought elsewhere. Perfect amount of padding for an outdoor chair seat.4
Fits just right!ChottieI bought these covers and chair pads for patio furniture from another store and they fit just right. They’ve been rained on and dried well with no spotting left on the fabric and they are comfortable as well!5
FRÖSÖN Cover for chair pad, outdoor/dark beige-green, 17 3/8x17 3/8 "

Our take on polyester

Polyester is a durable, wrinkle-resistant and easy-care material that is ideal for many home furnishing products like rugs, pillows, quilts and cushions. The downside to virgin polyester is that it is made from oil, coal or natural gas. This means that when we use virgin polyester, we are exhausting the planet’s natural resources. Our response to this, is to replace all virgin polyester with recycled in our products. In 2020, we achieved the milestone of replacing 79% of the virgin polyester used in IKEA textile products and will accelerate the transformation towards the aim of only using recycled polyester throughout the product range where polyester is used.

When springtime comes and it’s time to put the cushions out for the outdoor furniture, they don’t always look like you remember them. The color may have faded and the fabric might look a little worn after having withstood the sun’s strong UV rays, rain, wind, dust, and dirt. It’s a completely natural process, but that doesn’t mean that we have to accept it. At IKEA, we embrace such everyday challenges and look for new materials, alternative manufacturing methods and more efficient tests. When we set out to make FRÖSÖN cushion covers, we chose to use polyester made from recycled PET bottles and to use a relatively new dyeing technique, which turned out to have more reliable quality and better environmental durability than conventional dyeing.

The color becomes part of the fabric

Anton Löfstedt, who works with textiles at IKEA, explains that the technique is used to dye synthetic fibers such as polyester, acrylic, and nylon. "With this technique, we add the color pigment in the material before the fiber is manufactured. In this way, the pigment becomes part of the fiber and it becomes more colorfast compared with traditional dyeing where the pigment just ends up on the surface of the finished fiber." By dyeing and manufacturing the fiber at the same time, and skipping a step in the production, it’s also more environmentally friendly. The water consumption is about 80% lower compared to traditional dyeing, while the amount of color pigment can be reduced by 20%. These are important figures which show how a new technique can make a big difference. "Today, a growing proportion of all polyester in our range is dyed in this way," says Anton.

Harsh weather tests

To test the durability of the dyed polyester, we put it out in the sun. Over seven months, some cushions were placed on the terrace of our office in Sydney where the sun is strong and the humidity is high. At the same time, we sent a number of cushions to a family in Saudi Arabia where they withstood both sun and sand storms. Catarina Vannfält is a chemical engineer and has studied the results. "Understandably, they were slightly spotted when we got them back, but after one washing, the covers were fresh again and their color looked really good", says Catarina. So with recycled materials and a dyeing technique that consumes less water and color, FRÖSÖN is one step further towards reducing our environmental impact ‒ and the positive effect continues in your own home. "With a better dyeing technique, that slows down the sun’s bleaching effect on the fabric, and a removable cover that you can wash, the cushions keep looking great for a long time.", summarizes Catarina.

Virgin vs recycled polyester

Originally, all polyester was made from oil-based raw materials which are not renewable but we are switching to only using recycled polyester. The good thing is that polyester can be recycled over and over, without negatively affecting the quality of our products. When we make products from recycled polyester, we give a second life to material that is not biodegradable and reduce the amount that may otherwise end up in landfill or the ocean. Instead, PET and other sources of polyester are used to make textiles, storage boxes, kitchen fronts and even lamps. Recycled polyester is just as good as virgin polyester in terms of looks, quality and function, and produces about 50% less in CO2 emissions. And the material is just as clean and safe in every way.

Some challenges with recycled polyester

Recycled polyester makes us less dependent on oil. The amount we convert, is equal to the amount of virgin fossil fuel we eliminate from our polyester raw material (this excludes potential dyeing and other post recycled polyester production treatments). With some exceptions, the challenge is not the conversion of polyester into recycled itself, but to make it available to everyone by keeping it affordable. Buying low environmental impact products often comes with a higher price tag. We want to change that by working to make recycled polyester products more affordable and accessible to the many people.

Only recycled polyester

IKEA is committed to end the dependency on virgin fossil materials and only use renewable or recycled materials by 2030. We are accelerating this movement for polyester in our range and aim to replace all virgin polyester in our textile products with recycled. In 2020, IKEA replaced 79% of the virgin polyester used in IKEA textile products with recycled polyester. In volume, this means we converted 130,000 metric tonnes of recycled polyester, and saved 200,000 tonnes of virign polyester. We haven’t reached our 100% goal yet, but we have come far and overcome many obstacles on the way. These volumes make us a leader in converting to recycled polyester and we hope that our decisions can inspire and motivate whole industries to change.

Responsible sourcing

At IKEA, we demand that all recycled polyester used in IKEA products shall come from recyclers that are compliant with the Global Recycled Standard and traceability is secured to the IKEA product through requirements toward the IKEA Suppliers. By only using recycled polyester that meets the Global Recycled Standards we manage to secure social, environmental and chemical practices at the recycler’s production. We believe that the GRS standard is the best standard on the market today. We work with our partners and textile organisations such as Textile Exchange to further improve standards on recycled materials, including traceability of material beyond the recycling units.

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Material

What is recycled polyester?

When we create products from recycled polyester, PET bottles, and other sources, they get a new life in products like textiles, storage boxes, kitchen fronts, and even lamps. When using them, you get to enjoy exactly the same quality and function as with virgin polyester products. And naturally, they’re just as clean and safe in every way. And perhaps the very best part – you contribute to using less new raw materials too.