Silverwood security saves money, environmental impact, with bicycles, recycles soda bottles

Posted Thursday, September 1, 2011 1:45 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Silverwood Theme Park is using bicycles for its security patrols instead of utility vehicles, saving 8 to 16 gallons of gas each week. The park also initiated a massive recycling program in conjunction with PepsiCo for the many soda bottles purchased by guests.

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 8:05 PM

Wouldn't it be best of the park bought bikes with aluminum cans made from recycled cans?

Thursday, September 1, 2011 8:52 PM
Raven-Phile's avatar

MagnumsRevenge said:
My Mountain Bike is Aluminum and 10 years old, I ride it very hard. Have never had an issue!

How has it been holding up after hitting a deer? :)

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Thursday, September 1, 2011 9:29 PM
67440Dodge's avatar

My exercise bike is made out of steel, and it's been working great as a coat rack for the past 15 years..

Just another Mike..

Thursday, September 1, 2011 9:41 PM

If it was aluminum, your coats would be on the floor by now.

Friday, September 2, 2011 9:46 AM
eightdotthree's avatar

Let's get back to complaining about new roller coasters at parks that don't get it.


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