Commercial Site Furnishings

To Celebrate National Picnic Month Here’s A Story About The Bear “Lunch Counter” Picnics At Yellowstone

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July is National Picnic Month and before you visit your favorite picnic tables in the park you might be interested in one of the strangest picnic rituals ever held in the US – the “Lunch Counter for Bears.” Back in the 1900s, before trash removal was a regular service, many campgrounds would dispose of their trash by feeding it to ... Read More »

Commercial Trash Cans Can Keep Those Storm Drains Clear And Litter Out Of Our Waterways. Here’s The Research

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Adding more Commercial Trash Cans in strategic locations can help make a dent in the litter that floats down into our storm drains. More and more photographs of trash, especially plastic debris, floating in rivers, bays, and oceans are becoming more prevalent. All that litter starts somewhere. One key to stopping it is to capture these discarded items in proper ... Read More »

“Chat” or “Friendly” Park Benches For Grownups Catching On Like Buddy Benches For Students

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Park Benches have many purposes. One might be to relax and take in the greenery, fresh air and sunshine. Another is to socialize with friends or relatives. The challenge today is that many people don’t have someone to talk to. This is especially true for the elderly, handicapped, people with learning disabilities or mental illness. While we live in an ... Read More »

Buddy Bench Recently Added To Florida School Shows Movement Still Has Plenty Of Room To Grow

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It’s heartening to see how one simple piece of outdoor furniture, a “Buddy Bench,” is having such a positive impact on alleviating loneliness and bullying in schools across America. Crosspointe Elementary School in Boynton Beach, FL is the latest school to add a Buddy Bench supplied by The Park and Facilities Catalog. “The kids love it,” said Courtney Roper, Parent ... Read More »