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RE: plastic bags

> Glen,
> Trex is a company here in the Pacific North West that is recycling film
> plastic and scrap wood to produce lumber products.  Most of the feedstock
> they procure here locally (Portland Metro Region) was destined for tranfer
> stations/landfills.  
> They primarilly provide services to large quantity commercial generators
> but, may be able to source you to one of their Seattle customers as an
> outlet.   I'm not sure if they can do this for you but you can try
> contacting Ryan Rasmussen for more information.  His contact info is
> below.  
> 
> Also check out their website for an incredible picture of a deck made from
> old plastic bags and other waste materials. - http://www.trex.com
> 
> Ryan Rasmussen 
> TREX
> Material Sourcing Representative
> 503.493.0923
> 
> 
> 	----------
> 	From: 	GW K[SMTP:simplyorganic@yahoo.com]
> 	Sent: 	Wednesday, May 30, 2001 12:17 PM
> 	To: 	multiple recipients of
> 	Subject: 	Re: plastic bags
> 
> 	Along with the personal element to  plastic bags I was
> 	also interested in any science that might be able to
> 	take the plastic from bags or recycled "bag" products
> 	and "return" it to a usable form for the planet
> 	because even if we recycle, it still will end up in a
> 	landfill or burned, at this point.  I am not a
> 	scientist but I do consider myself something of an
> 	Alchemist and would love to experiment with options to
> 	complete the cycle of our use of "Earth Stuff".
> 
> 	:)
> 
> 	Glen Koch
> 	Seattle, Wa
> 
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