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Old 06-18-18, 03:17 AM
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BMX Foam Pit?

Hi guys. A good friend of mine owns a local park with a foam pit installed. He wants to get rid of the old foam cubes and replace them out and asked me if I would help him out. Question is, neither of us can work out what to do with the old foam. Can it be reused? Or is there somebody I would need to contact to take it away? It's at least 1000 x 200mm foam cubes. Hoping somebody here may have some experience. Thanks!
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School Track, for the high jump and pole-vault pit?

Sight unseen ? how could anyone else judge, if they're getting rid of it might be past its useful life..

plastics left in the sun long enough deteriorate. or is it just dirty?




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Just a little dog-eared and discoloured in all honesty, but that's to be expected from older foam. From what I've read all foam discolours over time due to a chemical reaction. I think they just want to keep it looking nice and new, which is why they're getting rid. This is an indoor foam pit.
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Yes foam can be recycled, you just have to find a recycler local to you and arrange transportation.
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Have looked into recycling possibilities. Can be done, it's just going to be expensive to take away. Oh well, not my money haha! Thanks for your help guys.
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Originally Posted by mercer
Hi guys. A good friend of mine owns a local park with a foam pit installed. He wants to get rid of the old foam cubes and replace them out and asked me if I would help him out. Question is, neither of us can work out what to do with the old foam. Can it be reused? Or is there somebody I would need to contact to take it away? It's at least 1000 x 200mm foam cubes. Hoping somebody here may have some experience. Thanks!
Is the foam still available, where is it located?
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There's probably a lot of fecal matter embedded in the foam.
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