As the world’s number one composite decking brand, Trex goes beyond simply creating beautiful and environmentally responsible outdoor products. Trex also recycles plastic materials such as bags, newspaper sleeves and case overwraps that have been dropped off at commercial locations to turn into decking. In fact, a standard 16-foot Trex deck board contains recycled materials from approximately 2,250 plastic bags, making Trex one of the largest recyclers of plastic in the United States.
In addition to its commercial recycling programs, Trex hosts its annual Plastic Film Recycling Challenge where hundreds of schools across the nation compete against each other to recycle the most plastic film while learning about the importance of recycling. Trex asked us to help spread the word about the competition during the registration period.