Got Milk Containers?

The Fibrex Group's envirodesignTM Recycled Plastic Lumber Recycling Centers are made from 95-percent-post-consumer-content recycled plastic (milk jugs) and are available with one, two, three or four compartments. They come in a variety of styles, sizes and colors designed especially for the collection of both waste and recyclables at non-residential locations, encouraging people to practice good recycling habits at work or play. The envirodesignTM multi-compartment hubs allow for source-separate collection of recyclable beverage containers and paper products as well as residue waste products. These durable, vandal- and weather-resistant receptacles are attractive for parks, universities, streets, sidewalks and other public spaces.

The Fibrex Group, Inc.: 800-346-4458

Under the Umbrella

Anchor offers a new variety of its already popular Funbrella shade structure, the 20-foot Straight-Arm Funbrella. Constructed from a high-density polyethylene (HDPE) base material, this giant, permanent umbrella features approximately 95-percent UV blockage. In addition, the new Straight-Arm Funbrella exceeds ASCE7-02 structural codes for an 85-mph, three-second gust velocity. It also offers a 10-year UV warranty and meets Flame Resistant NFPA 701-Chapter 12 requirements. Several colors are available including aquatic blue, Brunswick green, cherry red, desert sand, natural, turquoise and yellow.

Anchor Industries: 800-322-8368

Site Designs

From its 50 years of manufacturing site furnishings, Wausau Tile can provide a wide variety of options in style, color, finish and size. Complement your landscaping designs with benches, planters, tables, bollards, snuffers and waste containers for years of dependable service and minimal maintenance. The concrete, metal and plastic used in Wausau site furnishings consists of recycled materials including a process that allows for the addition of 100-percent-recycled glass.

Wausau Tile: 800-388-8728

Water Cooler Talk

The Haws Model HWBFA8.VRC is a vandal-resistant, barrier-free, wall-mounted, self-contained, 7.7-gph electric water cooler. It is effective for commercial and institutional applications and features a 14-gauge satin-finish stainless-steel cabinet with integral basin. Hidden and tamper-resistant fasteners are used throughout the design.

Haws Corporation: 888-640-4297

Site Furnishings Online

Current buying trends indicate that consumers are better informed, comfortable with purchasing items online and interested in doing more in-house to save money. Recreation Dynamics offers an answer to the call to purchase site furnishings and park components online. Recreation Dynamics is an Internet-based company that provides equipment, such as bike racks, picnic tables, trash receptacles and benches to parks, schools, churches and other sites. Recreation Dynamics accepts purchase orders from public agencies and major credit cards online. All prices include free freight within the continental United States, and shipping is available to Canada as well for a minimal charge.

Recreation Dynamics, LLC: 866-221-6999

Solution for Sand

The new Model 580 SM from Most Dependable Fountains, Inc. provides a cool refreshing spray for rinsing off sand and a sand-free ADA drinking fountain with a maintenance-friendly design. Sand typically prevents proper drainage on most drinking fountains, but the 580 SM has a sand trough design to direct the water and sand to an external location, preventing clogging. The solid stainless-steel bubbler, showerheads and controls endure even the harshest conditions, making them vandal-resistant but user-friendly. This Sand Solution Station is available in nine standard colors or stainless steel, which is recommended for coastal applications.

Most Dependable Fountains, Inc.: 800-552-6331

Receptacles for Smokers

Ultra-SmokeStopTM Cigarette Receptacles offer innovative designs to complement any restaurant, hotel, resort, office or factory. Several models also are available. These receptacles help you comply with new no-smoking and clean-air regulations. They also encourage a good housekeeping practice that helps keep high-traffic areas clear of unsightly cigarette butts. Optional odor-absorbing and fire-suppressing filters are available.

UltraTech International, Inc.: 800-353-1611