Other Parks and Recreation Products  

This includes running track surfaces, sports turf, playground surfaces, etc.

Purchasing information:

  • The above-mentioned iStock 476540594 400pxproducts are all included in the EPA CPG’s Parks and Recreation Products list, with recommendations for recycled content percentage levels.
  • Running track, sports turf, and playground surfaces can be made from recycled rubber.

Key specifications:

  • The product shall meet or exceed the federal CPG guidelines for post-consumer recycled content.
  • Playground surfaces shall meet certain performance standards to reduce head injuries, including    ASTM F 1292.
  • Playground surfacing must also comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which provides that mobility-impaired persons cannot be prohibited from access.

Resources for additional information:

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This toolkit was developed with support from the EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program.

Comments and Feedback Welcome.  E-mail Jan Hardin at jhardin@wrpnc.org