Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Product Roundup

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NEWS FROM OUR SUPPLIERS

Compaction, Separation, and Recycling

Solar-powered BigBelly, with optional integrated recycling units, is the world's only system that provides on-site compaction of solid waste and separation of recyclables anywhere the public disposes of waste. BigBelly automatically compacts trash, neatly holding 5 times as much as ordinary receptacles. Compaction reduces collection trips up to 80% saving time, money, fuel, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. BigBelly Solar, www.bigbellysolar.com, 888.820.0300.

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Smooth Ride

The Toro Workman utility vehicles with superior ride quality feature a new suspension system. An independent frame with coil over shock absorber suspension in the front of the vehicle, and swing arm design with coil over shock absorber suspension in the rear of the vehicle, results in superior ride quality. Additional leg room in the operator platform, combined with the new suspension and the twister joint, equates to optimum operator comfort with strong traction and stability. Customer benefits include productivity and efficiency gains, increased safety and less job fatigue. The Toro Company, www.foro.com, 800.803.8676.

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The Outdoor Classroom

The Most Economical Coverage in the Market Today! Our anti-graffiti finish, applied on our in-house powder line, is perfect for schools and high traffic area. Our horizontal structural roof panels create a clean view underneath by eliminating unsightly steel purlins and are available in galvalume steel or high strength aluminum and to effectively disperse of rain water, Americana, www.americana.com, 800-851 -0865.

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Stylish Shading Options

Sun Ports unveils a custom fabric shade structure. The striking 3 point hypar sail structure combines desert sand, white and terracotta colored fabrics for a creative and colorful appearance. The black, powder coated steel support elements are angled for a sleek, modern look and vary in height from 14 to 20 feet. The fabric structure provides shade and serves as a focal point for the outdoor stage area where musicians will play and outdoor theater performances will take place. Sun Ports, www.sunports.com, 800.966.5005.

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Greater Power

The new Pro Force(TM) Debris Blower creates greater clearing air power for faster removal of grass clippings or debris from your turf or paved areas. Its single piece, impact resistant plastic nozzle is extremely durable and less prone to damage than metal ductwork. The electronic governor gives the operator precise engine speed control. This control is activated by a hand-held wireless RF remote transmitter, which provides the capability all from the seat of a Toro® Workman® MD / MDX / MDE or similar utility vehicle. The Toro Company, www.toro.com, 800.803.8676.

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The Ultimate Motivator!

Life Fitness Virtual Trainer web site is the ultimate motivator. This state-of-the-art tool, harnesses personal fitness and training data to give exercisers the power to plan, customize and track cardio workouts online. Designed to link exercisers and equipment, the web site's interactive, online program harnesses the data exercisers store on a USB device through the integrated USB port on the Elevation(TM) Series products. …

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