It’s Earth Day! The perfect time to plant a tree, start your garden, start composting to reuse material, or simply . . . take your recycling out! At Lifetime, we’re conscious of our community and our role and responsibilities to the environment around us. Did you know that our products are made with a plastic called High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)?  This type of plastic is what makes our products so durable and long-lasting. In making our HDPE products, all plastic materials not used in the initial process are reused! Not only that, but HDPE is an easily recyclable material. The other great part about producing HDPE is that it’s created using natural petroleum instead of fossil fuels, therefore making the process from start to finish, safer for all! More

Spring is in the air―at least here in Utah. The neighborhood is slowly coming back to life as kids and their parents are reemerging from their indoor hibernation. Time to find the bicycle pump and rollerblade knee pads because, at last, the kids can go outside and play! With the comeback of Spring also comes a greater need for drivers to be aware of the little ones out and about. To this end, Lifetime is introducing a new product this season, the Child Alert sign. This unique sign is shaped like a small child chasing after a soccer ball. “Chucky,” as we affectionately refer to him, is bright construction orange and carries a sign that says “slow.” His base is made similar to the portable bases that Lifetime made famous with our basketball systems, and can be filled with water or sand for even more st... More

We are excited to share with you that our new Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Brian Slagle, was recently honored as one of Utah Business Magazine’s “Forty Under 40.” Each year for the past twelve years Utah Business Magazine has spotlighted forty of the most promising young professionals under 40 years of age. The Forty Under 40 awards are designed to recognize Utah’s best, brightest, and most promising talent. The award highlights up-and-coming leaders and entrepreneurs who have created a ground-breaking technology or an executive who has uniquely brought something more to their position. “I’m honored to be recognized for this award,” said Slagle. “I’m passionate about working hard to accomplish goals and am grateful to work for a company who cares so much for its emplo... More

 
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Lifetime Composter, now available
Theres a lot to cover when you talk about compost. First let me talk about Lifetimes new Composter, available at BuyLifetime.com with free shipping! If youre not familiar with compost, dont worry, Ill cover that further down in this article, too. I saw initial designs and a prototype at a recent company meeting, and being the back to nature kind of guy that I am I wanted one right away, but I had to wait until the product made it to market. Yesterday I was able to buy my very own LifetimeComposter. First off, this thing is HUGE, but it doesnt take up a lot of space. It fits easily in a 4-foot square (the footprint of my old compost pile), and wow, does it hold a lot! 75 gallons or 10 cubic feet to be exact. The theory behind most tumbler-style composters is that by rolling or tumbling the composter every day or so you aera...
Home and Garden Show Spring Home and Garden Show
This past weekendLifetime's officialoutlet store,Backyards Inc, was at theSpring Home and Garden Show in the South Towne Expo Centerof Utah.Traditionally, this is one of it'sbiggest shows of the year, and this year was no exception. The Backyards booth waspacked as usual.The final tally of guests atthe show wasestimated at 35,000-50,000 people! Backyards debuted several new Lifetime productsat this show, that they have nevergot to show o...
25 Winners for 25 Years!
It's a new year! The end of 2011 wraps up the end of our 25th corporate anniversary year. And, it also means we've concluded our 25 Hoops for 25 Years Giveaway. We announced our final winner today! (Yes, a little late, but per the rules of our giveaway, winners had 14 days to claim their prize. One winner at the end of Decemberdidn't claimed her prize so we had to draw one more winner!) We hope all of you enjoyed the ongoing giveaway as much as we did. We are proud to have invented the first quick to adjust basketball hoop that tranformed the game of basketball by bringingthe gamehome to driveaways across America - and now across the world! The giveaway was our way of thanking all of you for helping make our past 25 years such an amazing adventure. Congratulations to all of our winners listed below! Even if you weren't a wi...