Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

Recycling is important. We know that as adults, but how do we instill that notion into our children? If you’re looking for ways to teach your children about recycling, look at the list that we compiled below. The items on this list have been created and tested by parents and we’re happy to be the messengers who get to share these great ideas with you. … Continue reading Fun Ways to Teach Your Children About Recycling

How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

Americans are recycling more and more plastic every year, and that’s great! We know recycling is good for the environment, so we fill our curbside bins with everything we think can be recycled… without checking first to see if we guessed correctly. Someone else will sort it out at the recycling facility, right? Wrong. Recycling or “Wishcycling”? The practice of tossing any items in the … Continue reading How to Recycle Plastic (& Which Plastics Can Be Recycled)

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How a Milk Jug Becomes an Adirondack Chair

In celebration of Earth Day, we’re giving you an inside look at how we take everyday waste and turn it into beautiful outdoor furniture. A Little History Since the 1950s, the mass production of disposable plastic has rapidly increased. Unfortunately, plastic is extremely slow to degrade — scientists still don’t know exactly how long plastics will exist after they end up in a landfill. Yikes! While … Continue reading How a Milk Jug Becomes an Adirondack Chair

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Looking Back on 2017

Happy New Year! As every year does, this past year flew by. We’ve been doing a lot of reflecting on 2017 here at Poly-Wood and we thought it would be exciting to share a few accomplishments you’ve directly helped us achieve globally, locally, and educationally. Global Impact 2017 was our first full year running our new recycling line. In bringing this part of the process … Continue reading Looking Back on 2017