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How To Revitalize And Clean Up Local Parks Using Recycled Park Benches

June 05, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 248

Local parks have long been integral to communities all across the country. Residents view them as safe havens where kids can play, dogs can run, and families can simply relax and enjoy the outdoors. But after years of wear and tear, the equipment at area parks can really take a beating. Unfortunately, when parks begin to fall into disrepair, people stop coming -- leaving a desolate space for cities to deal with. What can cities do to breathe new life into these once vibrant and thriving recreational areas?

It may be tempting to devise strategic plans for events and complete renovations; and that's wonderful if the budget will allow it. However, if you're looking for a more economical solution, the answer might actually be quite simple -- a good cleanup and a few pieces of new equipment. You don't have to replace everything, but some new park benches and picnic tables made from 100% recycled plastic make for a good start.

Want To Save Your Park? Revitalize With New Equipment

A great way to clean up and revitalize a beloved recreational area is to add new park benches, picnic tables, and playground equipment to brighten the space and bring together members of the community. While appearances aren't everything, it's hard to deny the curb appeal of shiny new equipment. If it's not possible to replace everything at once, simply make changes in phases. Start with a few park benches and a picnic table, then work your way up to playground equipment the following year.

It's also advisable to organize a comprehensive cleanup effort to ensure the grounds are clean and remain well maintained. Parents want to feel comfortable bringing their children to play. If they don't, they have no problem going elsewhere. A clean, well-kept atmosphere with adequate lighting can go a long way in gaining the support of local patrons.

Show Off The City's Commitment To The Environment By Choosing 100% Recycled Park Benches

Whether you're designing a new space or reviving an existing one, going green with your choices is a way to show your city's commitment to the local and global environment. Citizens are increasingly concerned with their impact on the environment these days, and an eco-friendly recreational haven can be incredibly appealing. You can find a wide range of recycled park benches, picnic tables and playground equipment to fit any design.

You can even take the theme one step further by adding recycling bins. After enjoying a relaxing lunch or a quick snack, people can easily throw their plastic bottles or aluminum cans in strategically placed bins. Not only can they eat their lunch in a beautiful, well-maintained outdoor space, but they can also recycle their garbage with ease, creating an overall "feel-good" experience.

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