Plastic Pot Recycling

The Sierra Club green tip for today uncovers a great way to get rid of those plastic pots that hold flowers, shrubs and trees. A company in Missouri makes landscaping timbers out of them. That’s great. According to the Sierra Club,

Gardening seems as close to nature as you can get, but the 300 million
pounds of plastic pots and trays used each year often clutter landfills.

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    greenrecycler said,

    Hi,
    I guess with Spring coming we’re thinking alike. I have some additional information about this initiative, as well as about a company that’s producing biodegradable pots, in my blog: http://greenrecycler.wordpress.com/2008/03/16/pots-pots-pots/
    I guess the only other alternative is to plant only what we can grow from seed.

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    […] you don’t have room to store plant related plastic, look for a way to recycle them. The Earth is Not a Trash Can says recycled plastic pots are being made into landscaping “timbers.” If you […]


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