Close the Loop Recognizes National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

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Leading environmental company, Close the Loop, is proud to recognize and participate in National Safe Toys and Gifts Month thanks to their innovative rubber mulch, ideal for children’s playgrounds.

Close the Loop Playground Rubber Mulch

Close the Loop Playground Rubber Mulch

This could be a life-saving gift to give any family with children.

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, Pennsylvania’s first Benefit Corporation, Close the Loop, is celebrating and raising awareness for Safe Toys and Gifts Month by spreading awareness for their rubber mulch product, ideal for children’s playgrounds.

December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month and in honor of the awareness holiday, Close the Loop is encouraging neighbors, colleagues, friends, and family to invest in safe toys and gifts for people, especially children.

“It’s important the gifts we give are not only functional, but safe,” says Close the Loop founder and CEO, Rita Lacey. “That’s why we recommend investing in rubber mulch for playgrounds. This could be a life-saving gift to give any family with children.”

Rubber mulch is a type of mulch used in gardens and sustainable landscaping. Made of non-toxic, shock-absorbing recycled tires, playground rubber mulch is not only more economical than wood mulch, but it can save hundreds of thousands of playground-related injuries. According to the Consumer Products Safety Commission, rubber playground cover has been proven to have superior shock absorbing capability. Additionally, rubber mulch doesn’t float and it drains well after rainfall, which in turn, reduces mud, attracts less insets and animals.

To date, Close the Loop has shipped over 7 million pounds of rubber mulch and continues to build the market for glass mulch and play sand made from post-consumer glass bottles.

About Close the Loop:
With a dedication to helping preserve our environment, and a desire to help others who are also committed to this goal, Close the Loop was established in October, 2000 after much research into who has been doing what in the recycled "green" world. They believe in helping environmentally conscious small businesses have a presence on the web, at no cost to them. Products are made in USA from state-of-the-art recycling of plastic scrap and waste wood fiber are used as a non-wood alternative building material for the fencing and plastic lumber market including: recycled plastic fencing, posts, rails, vineyard poles, composite lumber. They also offer glass mulch, rubber mulch, rubber landscape timbers, rubber pavers and more, online at

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Rita Lacey
Close the Loop
since: 10/2009
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