Libby Smoot, April 21, 2017

5 Ways Trex Stays Green

Environmental stewardship is not an option at Trex, it’s a priority. We were the first to invent and make wood-alternative decking from recycled materials and have been at the forefront of eco-friendly innovation for more than 20 years, well before green became a buzzword. Green is simply in our DNA. Here are five ways we stay green. [...]

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Libby Smoot, June 05, 2015

Schools Get A+ For Plastic Film Challenge

Trex is proud to congratulate H.M. Pearson Elementary School in Catlett, Va., the big winner in the Trex Plastic Film Recycling Challenge for 2014-15. Pearson students collected 7,440 pounds of plastic film – a whopping 17.5 pounds per student – during the six-month contest.Trex sponsors the competition between schools in the U.S. [...]

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Trex has received numerous honors already this year, but none mean as much as being named the “greenest” composite decking manufacturer in the industry. Today, on the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, that designation becomes more meaningful.For the fourth straight year, Trex took top honors this month in the decking products category [...]

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Libby Smoot, April 21, 2014

Earth Day, Every Day

In 1992, long before the term “green” was even on the scene, Trex began reclaiming and reusing plastic bags and wood scraps to make a new and innovative decking material. Now, after 20 years in business and literally billions of pounds of recycled material later, we’re encouraging Americans to think about Earth Day every day – and [...]

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