Trex® Sustainable Decking Products

Today, consumers are increasingly choosing more sustainable products. Since our inception, Trex products have been designed with sustainability in mind. Using innovative recycling methods, we transform recycled plastic film and reclaimed wood into beautiful outdoor decking products. Learn more about how we source the recycled and reclaimed raw materials for our products below.

Achieving Circularity

Our composite decking is made from a blend of 95% recycled and reclaimed raw materials, providing long-lasting quality and style.

 

Thirty-plus years of experience have helped us hone our supply chain and proprietary process for converting discarded plastic film and wood into high value, long-lasting decking. The result? A high-performance, eco-friendly selection of unique products.

Upcycling Materials

Recycled Plastic

Our company partners with corporations, retail stores, consumers and others to proactively capture unwanted waste plastic film and upcycle it into beautiful Trex decking. In 2023, we sourced more than 320 million pounds of plastic film slated for landfill.

Reclaimed Wood

To produce our award-winning decking, we also use reclaimed wood, including wood fiber and orchard waste wood. We partner with wood product manufacturers to capture their waste. In 2023, we sourced nearly 516 million pounds of reclaimed wood fiber for our products.

Product Circularity

We make it a priority to build durability and materials efficiency into our products and processes. This includes ongoing R&D to study new sources of used plastic film and waste wood.

~328M
pounds of plastic film sourced in 2023.
~516M
pounds of reclaimed wood sourced in 2023.
32K
NexTrex® collection stations where consumers can return plastic film for recycling.
~3.1M
pounds of plastic film collected from businesses, municipalities, schools and community groups through NexTrex® in 2023.

Green Building

The recycled and reclaimed content of our products makes Trex decking and railing a preferred choice for green building designers, especially those seeking LEED certification. Our decking can add up to four points to a project LEED rating. In addition to LEED, our products also meet ICC-ES and California Green Building Standards.

Seeing More Value in Sustainability

Discover the environmental wins of Trex decking in our 2023 Sustainability Report.

Explore Our Report
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