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Maintain Your Picnic Tables

Problem Solver - August 2019

If graffiti is a problem in your area, you should look for graffiti removal tools that are compatible with your recycled plastic planks. Be sure to wash off any residue.

Create a Bike-Friendly Community

Problem Solver - August 2019

Remember that bike paths will have more appeal if they allow bicyclists to pedal through beautiful scenery, or give them a destination, such as a park or a downtown area. When you provide attractive destinations like this along your bike trail, you'll also want to be sure to include safe and secure places for riders to lock up their bikes while they enjoy the area. A tremendous variety of bike racks are available, and they often can even be customized to suit the look and feel of the surrounding area. Bike shelters can offer welcome protection from the weather, and also can provide a location for wayfinding signage or even a bike repair station.

Choose "Green" Materials

Problem Solver - August 2019

Aluminum is an affordable option that is easy to move, which will make it simple to reconfigure your site while avoiding the waste of replacing your existing furnishings. Aluminum is also 100 percent recyclable and is corrosion-resistant.

Find Attractive, Eco-Friendly Furnishings

Problem Solver - August 2019

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Get Smart About Waste

Problem Solver - August 2019

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Find Your Fit

Site Furnishings to Suit Every Space

Supplement Feature - April 2019

Selecting site furnishings for public spaces requires careful thought. Choices should be functional and practical, while also presenting a certain aesthetic.

Get Your Message Out

Problem Solver - August 2018

You simply work with the bench manufacturer or your local sign company to provide custom signage using -inch thick polycarbonate core graphic material.

Manage Waste Wisely

Problem Solver - August 2018

Checking on your containers online is simple, and you can receive notifications on your smartphone or tablet, letting you know when a certain fill level has been reached, or alerting you about rummaging and irregular spikes in activity.

Create Beautiful Gathering Places

Problem Solver - August 2018

You might want to include tables and chairs that are anchored into the ground, or moveable chairs and tables that will allow visitors to configure the space to meet their needs.

Choose Materials to Meet Site Needs

Problem Solver - August 2018

Metal furnishings are most often made from aluminum or steel, both of which are popular choices. Be sure to look at the gauge of the metal used; the lower the gauge number, the thicker the material. Aluminum furnishings are affordable, durable, naturally corrosion-resistant and light enough to be moved about easily.