Founded in 1989, Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies, also known as AERT, is engaged in the manufacturing of composite building products from recycled polyethylene plastic and waste wood fiber that is used as a nonwood alternative building material. The company offers decking, door and window components and exterior trim. It serves the homebuilding market. Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies offers MoistureShield, which is a door and window components that is used by manufacturers, such as Therma Tru, Crestline, Vetter and Premdor. It also manufactures the LifeCycle decking systems. The company is one of the largest polyethylene and wood recyclers in the United States. Advanced Environmental Recycling Technologies has received the U.S. EPA, Region 6 Environmental Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company operates a plastic recycling and warehousing facility. It operates manufacturing facilities in, Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana.