Grand Opening of New Outdoor Wellness Park
The Town of Stony Plain will hold the Grand Opening of a new Outdoor Wellness Park at 4210 44 Ave. on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm noon.
Town of Stony Plain Receives $16,200 Grant from Alberta Recycling
Recycled Tire Product Used in Construction of the New Outdoor Wellness Park
Stony Plain, Alberta – The Town of Stony Plain isthe proud recipient of a $16,200 grant from Alberta Recycling for using a recycled tire product in the construction of the new Outdoor Wellness Park.
Ken Lemke, MLA for Stony Plain, presented a cheque from Alberta Recycling to William Choy, Mayor ofStony Plain, in a special ceremony held today at the fitness park.
“We are pleased to see used tires getting a second life here in Stony Plain,” says Mayor Choy. “Thisrubber flooring product demonstrates that old tires can be used in new ways, thus extending the life ofthe product.
“Our thanks go out to the Alberta Recycling Management Authority and the Rotary After Dark Club fortheir contributions to the completion of this park.”
MLA Lemke indicated his pride in the constituency “The Town of Stony Plain sets an excellent exampleby selecting a pour‐in‐place surface system made from 1,143 of Alberta’s scrap tires for the new fitnesspark, further establishing its strong commitment to the environment and the health of our residents.”
Mr. Bob Barss, Chairman of Alberta Recycling, the organization that manages the province’s tirerecycling program, extended his congratulations as well. “Since 1992, Albertans have recycled 88 milliontires,” Barss says. “Environmental fees paid when purchasing tires are used to benefit Albertacommunities such as the Town of Stony Plain, bringing scrap tires back full circle in the form of aninnovative and useful product.”
Alberta Recycling is a not‐for‐profit organization responsible for managing Alberta’s tire, electronics and paintrecycling programs. Incorporated under the Societies’ Act, Alberta Recycling operates as a DelegatedAdministrative Organization and reports to the Minister of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development. For more information visit www.albertarecycling.ca.