Plastic outdoor furniture is a huge market, with sales at more than $2 billion last year.

And despite the popularity of the plastic items, there are some big differences between the two.

For starters, outdoor furniture and tables are made with metal and glass.

Outdoor furniture also can be much more durable.

There’s also the fact that plastic is generally more environmentally friendly than wood or paper.

Here are some other things to know about the plastic outdoor furniture market.