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Using recycled plastic lumber instead of treated lumber

We manufacture plastic lumber out of post consumer plastic generated from recycling programs in Alberta. Unlike other recycled products our goal is to utilize less desirable items like plastic bags, Tide containers etc. These items tend to end up in the landfill as there is a very limited market for the product. We have decided to change that we manufacture linear lumber, fence posts and and parking curbs in effort to reintegrate this plastic waste. We currently manufacture 60000KG of product per month using Albertans plastic waste therefore keeping 60,000KG's per month out of the landfill. So any any application where treated lumber or concrete is used it can be replace by our product. Our product can last for over 50 years therefore reducing the City of Calgary's future replacement costs etc.

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Submission No. 80