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Environmental and health impacts of artificial turf: a review

Health risk assessment studies suggested that users of artificial turf fields, even professional athletes, were not exposed to elevated risks. Preliminary life cycle assessment suggested that the environmental impacts of artificial turf fields were lower than equivalent grass fields. Areas that need further research to better understand and mitigate the potential negative environmental impacts of artificial turf are

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Feb 06, 2014· Health risk assessment studies suggested that users of artificial turf fields, even professional athletes, were not exposed to elevated risks. Preliminary life cycle assessment suggested that the environmental impacts of artificial turf fields were lower than equivalent grass fields.

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Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A...

Jul 29, 2020· Environmental and health concern about artificial turf areas is growing Cheng et al. 2014; Claudio 2008 ; especially in relation to its effects on the urban heat island, carbon and water cycle...

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review Hefa Cheng,*,† Yuanan Hu,† and Martin Reinhard‡ †State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Guangzhou 510640, China ‡Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Stanford University Stanford, California 94305, United States

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review Hefa Cheng 1*, Yuanan Hu 1, Martin Reinhard 2 1 State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Guangzhou 510640, China 2 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Turf it out: is it time to say goodbye to artificial grass...

Aug 02, 2019· There are also growing concerns about the impact of the synthetic chemicals that are added to artificial grass on human health and the environment. The EU

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review Hefa Cheng 1*, Yuanan Hu 1, Martin Reinhard 2 1 State Key Laboratory of Organic Geochemistry Guangzhou Institute of Geochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences Guangzhou 510640, China 2 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A...

Feb 18, 2014· Environmental and Health Impacts of Artificial Turf: A Review Published on Feb 18, 2014 in Environmental Science & Technology 7.149 · DOI : 10.1021/es4044193 Copy DOI

Synthetic Turf — Department of Plant Science

Environmental and health impacts of artificial turf: a review: Read It Here : 2013: Kruger et al. New approach to the ecotoxicological risk assessment of artificial outdoor sporting grounds: Read It Here : 2013: Pavilonis et al. Bioaccessibility and risk exposure to metals and SVOCs in artificial turf field fill materials and fibers: Read It...

Health Impact Assessment of the Use of Artificial Turf

Toronto Public Health's HIA tool was adapted and used to identify potential health and environmental impacts associated with the use of artificial turf that would be addressed in the assessment. The Working Group agreed that the HIA would begin with an assessment of artificial

New Health Concerns Over Synthetic Playing Fields...

Nov 06, 2019· “For the health of our children and communities, we urgently need to take a hard look at PFAS in synthetic turf.” Fake grass is used in between 12,000 to 13,000 sports fields in our nation. Artificial turf, installed in the Houston Astrodome in 1966, is used in 12,000 to 13,000 sports fields in our nation. Artificial turf is popular because...

Hidden gotcha in artificial turf installations EHN

With heightened awareness around the country about the health effects of PFAS, calculations for what artificial turf installations actually cost over their full life-time, including disposal in facilities capable of managing hazardous chemicals, may send a shock through the artificial turf industry and the many schools and sports facilities who...

Why artificial turf may truly be bad for kids

Mar 05, 2017· Artificial turf has become popular for kids' sports as well as for professional players. The little black crumbs that help support the blades of fake grass may not be so harmless.

Does playing on artificial turf pose a health risk

Mar 18, 2017· An MRSA infection can happen after skin is scraped or cut, which can occur from sliding on artificial turf. Biocides, however, may have toxic effects

Human Health Risk Assessment of Synthetic Turf Fields...

Human Health Risk Assessment of Synthetic Turf Fields Based Upon Investigation of Five Fields in Connecticut J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2011;74 17 :1150-74. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2011.586942.

Synthetic Turf Studies | OEHHA

OEHHA has conducted studies on potential negative human health effects associated with the use of recycled waste tires in playground and synthetic turf products. In June 2015, OEHHA committed under a contract with CalRecycle to conduct a new study on synthetic turf and potential human health impacts.

Environmental Impacts of Artificial vs. Natural Turfgrass...

Environmental Concerns. There are several environmental concerns associated with artificial turf including loss of wildlife habitat, contaminated runoff, and migration of synthetic materials. Contaminants that are harmful to aquatic life, such as zinc, have been found in storm water runoff from artificial turf.

Environmental Benefits of Artificial Turf | Easy Turf

Health problems such as birth defects and allergies are just a few of the effects of contaminated water exposure. With artificial turf, using maintenance chemicals like pesticides is absolutely unnecessary. In fact, in 2012, artificial turf installations have prevented

Growth in artificial lawns poses threat to British...

Jul 04, 2016· Companies from small start-ups to longstanding market leaders that began life providing artificial turf for football and hockey pitches are reporting similar demand.... impacts of artificial...

Is Artificial Grass Toxic? | Gardening | Andrew Weil, M.D.

Health concerns about synthetic turf are related to the “crumb rubber” used in the top layer of these products to provide extra padding and keep the “grass” upright. Crumb rubber is made from recycled tires and contains small amounts of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons PAHs and volatile organic compounds VOCs as well as heavy metals...

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