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Going Green
Historic Gardens Earn Green Star Award

Before You Go - January 2012

Do we really take the time, though, to notice the overall appearance of our parks and playgrounds and recreation areas—the beauty of the landscaping; the rich green grass; the tall, leafy trees; the intricate details of plants and flowers and their arrangements, etc.?

Green For Green's Sake

Eco-Friendly Facilities & Operations Yield Economic, Environmental Savings

Feature Article - November 2011

Going green is good for the environment, but if you do it right, it can also be a boon for your facility's budget.

Maintenance Series: Eco-Friendly

Clean and Green
Eco-Friendlier Maintenance Practices

Feature Article - April 2011

To get a green facility, you don't necessarily have to start from scratch. Simply adapting your maintenance practices to be a little eco-friendlier can help you use what you have more effectively.

Giving Back

Newtown Youth Academy in Newtown, Conn.

Facility Profile - September 2010

When a private developer wanted to give back to his home town, he tapped his long-term involvement with youth sports to build a multi-million-dollar indoor recreation complex.

Shades of Green

Eco-Friendly, Budget-Friendly Facilities

Feature Article - April 2010

When you want to lighten your impact on the earth, you can incorporate sustainable features into your facility. While LEED certification is a standard, it's not the only way to go green.

Pools/Aquatics

Keep Pools Open in Challenging Times
'Green' Pools and the Virginia Graeme Baker Act

Guest Column - March 2010

As budgets shrink, you may be looking to save money in your aquatic operations. Updated, greener technology might be just the solution you're looking for.

Restrooms & Locker Rooms

Greening Recreation Facilities
Sustainable Solutions for Restrooms and Locker Rooms

Guest Column - October 2009

If your facility's restrooms and locker rooms are ready for an upgrade, you should consider ways you can use that renovation to improve your facility's eco-friendliness.