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6 Unexpected Things You Didn’t Know About Plastic Lumber

By | 2019, Articles

We can learn a valuable lesson from the Spring Blizzard that hit the Midwest last week: unexpected events happen all the time and while oftentimes we expect one thing, sometimes it’s completely different. This phenomenon also happens with building materials in the construction and building industry. We may expect one thing, especially with newer building materials like plastic lumber, and it turns out to be completely different. Learn 6 unexpected things that you didn’t know about plastic lumber.

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Quiz: Plastic Lumber Playgrounds

By | 2019, Articles

Plastic playgrounds are made of recycled plastic lumber. They are long-lasting, safe, creative, and sustainable. But what are they, exactly? Let’s have a look. What is plastic lumber? We use a lot of plastic. In fact, the global manufacture of plastics rose from 225 million tons to 311 million tons over…

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Innovation Conserves the Environment: How Lincoln Park Zoo Uses Bedford Technology Recycled Plastic Lumber

By | 2019, Articles, Case Study

Located in Chicago, Illinois, Lincoln Park Zoo provides a free and family-oriented wildlife experience that focuses on animal care, education, science and conservation. Offering insight into the lives of nearly 200 species, the 49-acre Lincoln Park Zoo is dedicated to inspiring communities to create environments where wildlife can thrive in…

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