Resistant To Time

As wooden benches and picnic tables age, their splinters and cracks are usually fixed with paint and waterproofing. Also, most parks-and-recreation maintenance crews are familiar with the seasonal rotation of moving furniture to storage during the winter. Looking for an alternative? High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is made from post-consumer recycled products, such as milk jugs or plastic containers. Labeled with the number “2” recycling symbol, the post-consumer content HDPE is finely milled and melted; higher-quality HDPE lumber has no fillers, and …

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One comment on “Resistant To Time

  1. upbeat-k on said:

    Recycled plastic lumber is truly maintenance-free! The article does a nice job illustrating how easy it is to remove graffiti and showing how no paint is needed year after year. The park furnishing product lines continue to grow from benches and tables, into receptacles, recyclers, signage, bike racks and more. See upbeat.com to furnish your park with recycled plastic items.

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