Pines Village is transforming trash into indestructible park benches that are donated to nonprofit organizations in Porter County. Each bench is made from 400 lbs of caps.
10 tons of plastic caps have been eliminated from local landfills since the residents of Pines Village began in 2014.
Recipients of Our Recycled Plastic Benches:
Phoenix Center Healing Garden
Porter County Aging & Community Services
Porter Starke Services
St Agnes Day Center
Gabis Arboretum Children’s Garden
St Paul’s Prayer Garden
South Haven Christian Church
United Way of Porter County
Washington Township Elementary School
Banta Senior Center
Butternut Springs Girl Scout Camp
The Caring Place
Central Christian Church
Discovery Charter School
Dunes Learning Center
Hilltop House Day Care Center
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Metal of any kind CANNOT be accepted as it can damage or even break the machines used to recycle the plastic caps.