Eagle Scout Brent Landquist, 18, built a new work bench for the glass recycling shed at the RTF off Cedar Street. Landquist built the
bench in eight hours with the help of nine others. Landquist decided to build the bench for his project because he noticed the DPW
needed a new table as the old one was rusted and had exposed nails. (Wicked Local Staff Photo/Alyssa Stone]

Brent Landquist said the decision to build a new work bench for the Recycle Transfer Facility came after spending large chunks of time at the RTF bottle return station, where Troop 28 would raise funds for trips and other troop activities, and noticing the poor condition the previous work bench was in.

To ensure the bench lasts as long as possible, Landquist used special types of wood that would extend the life span of the piece. Landquist said the quality of the tools used back when the previous bench was constructed 30 years ago are not nearly as (good) as tools are now, and that the new bench should last for close to 70 years.

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