New playground mats made of recycled tires, poinsettias raise funds for VGH Kid Kave

A school in Greater Victoria and a park in Nanaimo are two of the latest recipients of rubberized surfacing material made from recycled automotive tires supplied by Tire Stewardship B.C.

The non-slip mat installed on an ­extension of the playground at Campus View Elementary School is made from 281 tires. The Campus View Elementary Parents Advisory Committee received a $9,000 grant from the group for the resurfacing costs.

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