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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Libby Smoot, March 07, 2014

Recycle After You Snap, Crackle, Pop

Let’s raise a spoon and toast cereal, the most popular food item sold in grocery stores today. With 2.7 million boxes of cereal sold every year, it’s appropriate that we celebrate this popular food that serves as breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack to millions of Americans every day.March 7, National Cereal Day, reminds us, too, tha [...]

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Libby Smoot, December 23, 2013

Trex Turns Holiday Waste Into Something Useful

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s gives Americans an opportunity to slow down and share special time with family and friends. But those gatherings typically center around food and entertaining which, in turn, generates a lot of waste.Americans throw away 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than at any ot [...]

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Libby Smoot, October 25, 2013

Trex Challenges Students to Recycle and Win

More than 20 years ago, long before "green" was a buzzword, Trex came to life when someone had the idea to recycle plastic film and sawdust into a product that people wanted and needed. We now make the most popular eco-friendly composite decks in the world from an innovative blend of 95% recycled wood and plastic.Each year, Trex sa [...]

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