From bags to benches
City is collecting plastic to receive free Trex benches
Last updated 9/3/2021 at 12:17pm
The Mill Creek Rotary Club, the Kiwanis Club of Mill Creek, and the Mill Creek Women's Club have partnered for Recycle Beyond the Bag; a recycling program from Recycled in America and NexTrex.
They are collecting the city's recycled plastic bags, box liners, newspaper sleeves, bubble wrap, and plastic e-commerce mailers at designated collection sites throughout the city.
For every 500 pounds of collected, recycled plastic, Trex will donate a free Trex bench to the city for community use.
"So far, we have collected over 1,000 pounds for two free benches, and we are just getting warmed up," s...