Low Carbon Climbing Structures

Children climbing on playground climbing structures at KOMPAN Denmark

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Climbing structures made of 76% recycled waste

The new climbing structures are not only more sustainable, but they also provide an educational lesson on eco-friendly initiatives for children. The climbing structures are made from textile and post-consumer waste sources, which lower the carbon footprint by up to 40% CO₂e/kg compared to the standard versions.

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Sway alley balancing playground equipment with posts made of textile waste

Posts made of textile waste

The posts on the climbing structures are made of recycled textile waste. A new ground-breaking innovation in sustainably conscious playgrounds - we call it TexMade™. Texmade™ posts have a 60% lower carbon footprint compared to traditional steel posts.

Climbing structure for playground with panels made of post-consumer ocean waste

Panels made of ocean waste

The Ocean Green panels on the climbing structures are made of 100% post-consumer recycled ocean waste and have a lower carbon footprint than traditional panels.

How we craft our textile playground posts

"... for older children, and even adults, new research has shown that climbing supports the working memory [...] In a child’s universe, it is the ability to remember what the teacher just told you"

From the "Climbing Clever" white paper by Jeanette Fich Jespersen & Suzanne Flannery Quinn - KOMPAN Play Institute

Simple, yet so important

Why add balancing & climbing equipment to your playground?

By climbing, children have fun while important functions are trained, like motor skills that also enhance their reading skills and their memory.

Why is that? Climbing and balancing greatly impact skills like balance, cross-coordination, and cognitive development. All this, just by having fun.

children climbing on a playground climbing structure for schools

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