4-H club recycles 50,000 pounds of baling twine

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4-H club recycles 50,000 pounds of baling twine

Club raises $4,500

4-H club recycles 50,000 pounds of baling twine

Emma Vandyck, 18, climbs on top of baling twine being loaded into a semi-trailer at the La Plata County Fairgrounds on Tuesday as Sophie Turner, 16, helps out. Emma started a 4-H project to collect the twine. The project ended up collecting about 50 thousand pounds of plastic twine. See www.durangoherald.com for a video of this story.
Polypropylene twine usually ends up being buried or dumped.
Chris Robinson uses a forklift as Emma Vandyck, 18, helps load baling twine into a semi-trailer at the La Plata County Fairgrounds on Tuesday. Emma started a 4-H project to collect the twine for recycling, the project ended up collecting about 50 thousand pounds of plastic twine.
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