Presentation on theme: "Plastic Bag Recycling Dave Heglas- Trex Company Inc."— Presentation transcript:
Plastic Bag Recycling Dave Heglas- Trex Company Inc.
Plastic Bag Recycling A Proven Solution: At Store Recycling Programs
Plastic Bag Recycling
Advantages Of At Store Recycling Programs Utilizes Existing Resources Relatively Inexpensive To Implement Expense Converted To Revenue For Grocer/Retailer Self Sustaining Yields High Value Recycled Product Supports Collection Of Other Recyclable Film Plastics
Plastic Bag Recycling 2006 Trex At Store Recycling Program Results California Over 1.7 MM lbs of bags collected Over 116 MM bags collected (2000 bags = 30 lbs) Over 19,000 Miles of bags collected (1 bag = 1ft) Over 1.7 MM lbs of Other film plastic collected United States Over 19 MM lbs of bags collected Over 1.3 B bags collected (2000 bags = 30 lbs) Over 210,000 Miles of bags collected (1 bag = 1ft) Over 22 MM lbs of Other film plastic collected
Plastic Bag Recycling At Store Recycling Programs Work….. Most Major Grocers & Retailers Have Programs In Place Its All Up To You ….