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Green Tree Plastics- ABC Partnership - Home | FacebookHere are some 2017 numbers we would like to share. The ABC partnership program now has close to 3000 organizations participating nation wide. In 2017 these organizations managed to collect, sort, weigh, and deliver 633,705 lbs of caps to turn into 1473 ABC benches, tables, and trash receptacles. This cap weight transfers to over 57,033,450 caps collected and saved by children in 2017 to keep them o

From Bottle Caps to Benches by Claire Robbins Branching Out ...18 Jan 2017 ... Beyond getting it, she shares a new 5th grade recycling initiative that incorporates Design Thinking to strategically raise two hundred pounds of plastic bottle caps for the construction of a park bench. ... Why bottle caps? Do you wonder what could be so important about bottle caps? Keep reading! My school is collecting plastic bottle caps to make a bench. It would be nice for our school to have, and it benefits everyone. People can read, talk with each other and sit on ...

Lids for Benches | Elkhart County 4-H FairLids for benches. 0. Recycle Plastic bottle caps and Lids for a park bench. How this began: The idea for the environment-friendly recycled benches came from a school system in Elkhart County in 2015. The Green Committee then contacted Green Tree Plastics Company, ... Each 6 foot bench is made from 400 pounds of recycled plastic. ... By the 2015 Fair the 4-H Clubs and the Green Committee were able to get 4 blue benches to be used in Heritage park on the Fairgrounds.

From Bottle Caps To Park Benches; A New Recycle Modelevansville, Indiana - We often throw out plastic silverware without even thinking twice. But, as an Evansville plant shows us that used plastic could be molded into something new.Recycling can be limited to only certain plastics that can easily be reused. An Evansville business shows why some plastics that are normally thrown out are just as valuable. Rae Ann gore of Sandoval, Illinois is in Evansville to pick up benches for her dancing studio after delivering more than 3400 pounds of ...

A Bench for Caps Project Update Sara's Garden4 Jan 2016 ... Your support of our A bench for caps project has been overwhelming! As we explained in last quarter's newsletter, our local Girl Scouts have partnered with Green Tree Plastics in collecting bottle caps and lids to be recycled and transformed into benches for our playground here at Sara's Garden and New Horizons Academy. This is an exciting program wherein bottle caps are transformed into 100% recycled park benches that will last a lifetime. This is the ...

What Plastics Can Become - Recycle Your PlasticsWhen they are recycled plastic bags and wraps can made into plastic lumber that is used to make park benches, backyard decks and fences even playground equipment. They also can be recycled into ... bottle caps. Plastic caps on bottles help your soda stay fizzy and keep out nasty stuff like bugs and dirt. Even though they're made with a different type of plastic than the bottles, the caps should be put back on bottles before you toss them in recycling bins. What can they become?

Trade Bottlecaps for Benches - Don't Drop The Top!Green Tree Plastics, Evansville, IN bench for caps How does A bench for caps work?? Sign your group up on the Green Tree Plastics web site (must involve children); Collect plastic caps; Trade them in for a recycled bench or picnic table. Arrive with 400 lbs. of plastic & $200, Take home a 6 assembled bench. Step by step "How to" is here. Picture. Recycled Plastic Factory, Englewood, CA Enables Schools to Trade bottle caps for Plastic Lumber Here's an article about a different ...

A Bench for Caps Sara's Garden7 Oct 2015 ... What if there was a sustainable solution that could reduce this waste and benefit families all at the same time. Our local Girl Scouts have partnered with Green Tree Plastics in collecting bottle caps and lids to be recycled and transformed into benches for our playground! A bench for caps is an exciting program wherein bottle caps are transformed into 100% recycled park benches that will last a lifetime. This is the most-perfect-real-life example of sustainability and it ...

Bottle Caps for Benches CISV Smoky Mountain Chapter16 May 2016 ... The Junior Branch is asking for everyone's help in collecting plastic bottle caps. They can be from bottled water to laundry detergent caps as long as there is no metal. But no restaurant take-out lids, please. As a community project, we are collecting caps and can exchange (with some $$) for a durable park bench made by Green Tree Plastics to donate to a local park or school. Check it out here. Green Tree Plastics · Our JB Advisor, Patrick Morrison, reflects on ...

dreamcenter | A Bench For Caps Recycling DriveJDCF found a company called Green Tree Plastics in Evansville, Indiana; and they started an AMAZING program called "A bench For caps" ABC Promise Partnership which allows kids' to recycle plastic bottle caps and lids into benches for their communities. ... The actual drink bottles are a different type of plastic, and are not an acceptable part of this recycling drive. Please ... The newly built Jacksonville PetSafe Bark park was needing 12 benches, 2 tables, and 3 trash receptacles.

Bottle cap program offers benches in trade - Post-Tribune30 Apr 2015 ... Lake County Solid Waste Management District's Cap-A-Thon program promotes recycline plastic bottle caps. ... Hundreds of thousands of those caps and lids from plastic bottles and containers of all types nearly filled the truck and another one like it, the contents all destined for Green Tree Plastics in Evansville where they will be transformed into recycled plastic park benches. The company even recycles the bags the caps are delivered in as part of the process.

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Plastic Bottle Caps for Benches - YouTube21 Apr 2017 ... Plastic bottle caps for benches project at Teays Valley High School.

Plastic Bottle Caps become Recycled Plastic Benches25 May 2012 ... Recycled Plastic Factory of Englewood paid the school 20 cents a pound for their 5-plus tons of plastic bottle caps, and the factory melted down the bottle caps to manufacture plastic lumber that has been used to retrofit 30 of the school's outdoor benches. The benches, originally made with wood planks, needed constant maintenance. As word got out that the school was recycling bottle caps, the community started pitching in. Retirement homes, supermarkets ...

Junior League World Series recycles plastic bottle caps ... - Taylor, MI8 Aug 2017 ... Junior League World Series recycles plastic bottle caps to turn them into high-quality benches. Junior League World Series Baseball logo. DSC_3091 Three benches rs. Collecting and recycling plastic bottle caps has turned into a grand ... Just over a year ago, JLWS founder and Director Greg Bzura learned of a project at the Lincoln park American Little League that involved collecting plastic caps and exchanging them for heavy-duty park equipment made by Green ...

Welcome - greentreeplasticsUNIQUE: (Look at Gallery Photos). Teachers TOO Toddler Table seats several teachers with toddlers. sand post designed to stay-put in wetlands washed by tides, winds & storms. team benches for sports fields that have large advertising frames facing the fans. industrial cribbing/dunnage. wheel chocks. special profiles on lumber. inter-locking ends on lumber. triangular table that will seat six and with spaces for 3 special chairs. playground ADA table that will accommodate 8 wheel ...

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