Trex was built upon green principles and values, from our innovative materials to our eco-friendly processes. In fact, we reuse as smartly as possible, creating innovative new products from not-so-new beginnings, and, of course, screening everything closely for quality before it goes near a Trex plant.
Trex saves around 180 million kilos of plastic and wood scrap from landfills every year.
Our decking, in addition to reclaimed wood and sawdust, used to be plastic packaging. We are one of the largest plastic recyclers in the United States of America.
Trex hasn’t felled one tree in all our years in the decking business. Instead, we use what others don’t, including:
Reclaimed wood from woodworking operations
Sawdust (upwards of 90 million kilos a year)
Environmentally Friendly Processes
We regularly seek out third-party audits to make sure we’re continuously improving our green practices while meeting all environmental, health and safety guidelines and regulations
Trex trailers used to transport wood dust utilize vegetablebased oil hydraulics.
Our proprietary processing method eliminates smokestacks.
Factory runoff/refuse is recycled back into the manufacturing line.
As much as possible, Trex packaging is made from recycled paper and plastic.
Trex is the first company in the wood alternative decking industry to receive an International Code Council Evaluation Service® (ICC-ES)* SAVE Verification for Recycled Content.
Trex decking & railing contribute to a building’s enviable LEED points (a nationally accepted benchmark for design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings).
Trex is made from 95 % recycled materials including recycled plastic. If you are looking for alternative decking material that is kind to the environment Trex is the perfect solution. Speak to our experienced consultants for ideas on combining a range of deck railing materials with Trex decking.