GREENSUN Recycling: Be Bright, Go Green


Greensun Recycles for Bags to Benches Program by greensunventures

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Ecoville, Ga…Athens-Clarke County did another program during fall 2007 and collected enough bags for a donation of recycled lumber to build an “animal playground” playscape for the bears, otters, and bobcats at their local zoo.

 Greensun recycles Plastic bags to encourage the Bags to Benches Program.

How can I recycle plastic bags?  most Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Publix and other grocery stores take plastic bags for recycling at the front of their stores. As an precycle alternative, choose reusable market bags.

Trex.com uses about 1.5 billion recycled plastic bags each year to manufacture decking products. Recycle plastic bags and film, newspaper bags, plastic dry cleaning bags, all bags labeled #2 or #4.

  • In 2007 Giant and Martin’s recycled 2,479,561 lbs. (that’s 59 tractor trailer loads) of baled plastic bags and wrap.
  • Trex “logs” are made from the recycled bags and wraps and mixed with wood pulp.
  • Each bench contains over 10,000 plastic bags.
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