GameTime, a leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment and custom playscapes, announced today it successfully completed its seventh annual independent surveillance audit of Environmental Aspects and Environmental Management Systems. The audit concluded that GameTime is in compliance with all cited standards, regulatory requirements and recycling practices.
Companies with the ISO 14001:2004 certification submit to an annual independent audit of their manufacturing processes to assure continual improvement and conformity with the standard, as well as evidence of an ongoing commitment to environmentally sustainable operations.
GameTime’s 400,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Fort Payne, Alabama continually strives to minimize its impact on the environment through conservation measures such as:
- Reduction of energy consumption by 41% since 2007, the equivalent to the carbon sequestered by 1,849 acres of U.S. forests each year
- Reduction of water consumption by approximately 1,000 gallons each year since 2010
GameTime also employs a facility-wide recycling program that significantly reduces waste and diverts materials from area landfills. In 2014 GameTime recycled:
- 13.7 tons of cardboard
- 16.55 tons of office paper
- 28,650 plastic drink/water bottles
- 127,879 pounds of scrap plastic
- 14,855 pounds of aluminum
- 2,295 pounds of stainless steel
- 1,744,100 pounds of steel
To learn more about GameTime’s commitment to environmental sustainability, visit www.gametime.com/sustainability
GameTime is a leading manufacturer of commercial playgrounds, custom play spaces and outdoor fitness equipment. Headquartered in Fort Payne, Alabama, and with distribution around the world, GameTime has been dedicated to enriching childhood through play since our founding in 1929. Our products combine play research with thoughtful design to create playgrounds for children of all abilities. We bring together the right corporate, civic and nonprofit partners to build healthy, active communities that make the world a better place for children and families.