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Max-R’s custom trash cans manufactured from 97% recycled plastic milk jugs.


Our Sustainable Practices

EPA Green Power Partner

Using 100% renewable energy in our facility allows us to avoid a projected 520 metric tons of CO2 emissions each year.

EPA WasteWise Endorser

As an EPA WasteWise Endorser, we promote recycling in a number of organizations and communities.

Max-R Headquarters

Energy Efficient T8 High Bay Lights power our 60,000 square foot manufacturing facility, saving over 100,000 kilowatt hours of energy annually - a decrease of nearly 75 tons of CO2 emissions a year.

60% of our raw materials are sourced from within a 200-mile radius of our facility in Sussex, Wisconsin.

Water conservation efforts at our facility are pursued through faucet aerators and low-flow toilets.

To promote sustainable forest management, SFI Certified paper is used in our office for order processing and administration purposes.

Your Sustainability Partner

At Max-R, we're committed to helping you make an impact in your own community. The majority of our products are built from Max-R Lumber™ which is made from 97% post consumer HDPE - milk jugs. Plus, by implementing our customized waste and recycling bins, you'll help divert more of your facility's waste from landfills. Check out our Waste Audit Checklist to see how you can align sustainability within your mission.

Max-R Headquarters | Sussex, WI