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Paper: Old turf fields raise environmental, health concerns

Nov 30, 2019· Paper: Old turf fields raise environmental, health concerns. By CANDY WOODALL, York Daily Record November 30, 2019 GMT. 1 of 3. Dozens of artificial turf bundles sit just off of the side of intersection of Route 30 and Loucks Mill Road, Tuesday September 24, 2019. Used artificial turf is expected to produce 1 million to 4 million tons of waste...

Paper: Old Turf Fields Raise Environmental, Health...

Nov 30, 2019· Paper: Old Turf Fields Raise Environmental, Health Concerns As fields are replaced, billions of pounds of rubber and synthetic fiber are piling up

Paper: Old turf fields raise environmental, health...

Nov 30, 2019· A York Daily Record/YorkSunday News investigation has found an unregulated industry that is growing exponentially and dumping several hundred old athletic fields

'Running out of room': How old turf fields raise potential...

Nov 18, 2019· 'Running out of room': How old turf fields raise potential environmental, health concerns As fields are replaced, billions of pounds of rubber and synthetic fiber are piling up

'Running Out of Room': How Old Turf Fields Raise Potential...

“A York Daily Record/York Sunday News investigation has found an unregulated industry that is growing exponentially and dumping several hundred old athletic fields across the U.S. every year. When those fields reach the end of their lifespan, that waste has to go somewhere. But sending turf to a landfill is not cost effective or an industry...

Paper: Old turf fields raise environmental, health...

Unregulated, untraced Too often, old turf fields are not recycled and repurposed, according to Kyla Bennett, science and policy director of Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility. She is...

"Paper: Old Turf Fields Raise Environmental, Health...

"Paper: Old Turf Fields Raise Environmental, Health Concerns" "YORK, Pa. — The hulking wall of rubber was first discovered by a borough maintenance crew. About 6,000 rolled pieces were neatly stacked about 10 feet high, covering more than an acre of private land, according to the mayor of Cleona, Pennsylvania. The green blades of artificial...

Artificial Turf’s Big Lie: Old Fields Not Recycled PEER.org

Jan 30, 2020· Washington, DC — Artificial turf fields have been marketed as an environmentally responsible alternative to grass fields, providing a solution for a nasty solid waste problem by reusing old tires that are later recycled after removal. But this greenwashing is all a hoax, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility PEER.

Artificial Turf’s Big Lie: Old Fields Not Recycled PEER.org

Jan 30, 2020· Washington, DC — Artificial turf fields have been marketed as an environmentally responsible alternative to grass fields, providing a solution for a nasty solid waste problem by reusing old tires that are later recycled after removal. But this greenwashing is all a hoax, according to Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility PEER.

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

Aug 02, 2019· Artificial turf is rolled out at a home in California.... its environmental impacts are difficult to gloss over.... The EU has been investigating specialist artificial turf used on sports fields...

Artificial Grass May Save Water, But Does It Endanger...

But Macfarlane said the environmental risks don't end there: Just like the concrete of a city, artificial turf can raise local air temperatures by several degrees. In addition, while artificial turf is perforated, water typically doesn't penetrate as fast as it would through natural ground cover.

Local Residents Question Turf Field Proposal at Open Forum

Oct 22, 2020· LYME/OLD LYME — The need for an artificial turf field was the topic of a Lyme-Old Lyme Board of Education’s public forum on Wednesday night. The project – which has been in the works for years – would cost the district $2.1 million and replace the current unirrigated, practice field with a 140,000 square foot artificial turf field with the lines for soccer, lacrosse, baseball

Environmentalist raises concerns over Choate’s proposed...

The group has been vocal in opposing the use of artificial turf, raising health and environmental concerns about exposure to chemicals found in the turf’s crumb rubber infill.

New concerns raised about artificial turf: Are the...

Feb 04, 2019· However, concerns about possible health hazards in the recycled tire “crumb” used in the turf recently led Carlsbad to postpone the replacement of two, 13-year-old, multi-purpose fields

Replacement of Artificial Turf at Richard Montgomery High...

The school system is replacing the 10-year-old artificial turf field with a new artificial field with organic infill. The old turf system, including the fibers and rubber infill pellets, was to be...

Synthetic turf fields raise concerns in Marshfield News...

May 21, 2015· The turf fields have a long list of positives attached with them. The turf, unlike Marshfield’s old grass surfaces, are playable in almost all weathers, durable enough to handle constant use from...

Field day helps raise environmental, professional...

Sep 20, 2019· On Sept. 11, Estes Park Colorado Golf Course superintendent John Feeney hosted a group of 80 students from Estes Park Elementary for a field day event designed to raise awareness about the environmental stewardship efforts of golf course superintendents and generate potential interest in turf management as a potential future career opportunity.

Parents raise health concerns about turf fields planned...

The Edmonds School District has scheduled two community meetings next week to address health and environmental concerns raised by some parents about a plan to install artificial turf fields at the...

Rockville Centre residents protest turf field at Tighe...

The protesters posted colorful signs aiming to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of synthetic turf. Resident Marianna Bracco, who organized the gathering, has opposed the installation...

Petition · Support Moratorium on Artificial Turf Field w...

TEN REASONS WHY A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON THE AMITY HIGH SCHOOL ARTIFICIAL TURF FIELD IS NECESSARY PLEASE SIGN ONLY IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF WOODBRIDGE, CT In a few short weeks construction of Amity High School’s $2+ million artificial turf field is scheduled to commence. This petition calls for a 3-year moratorium on the construction of the artificial turf field so

High Schools Use Different Approaches to Fund Synthetic...

The group hopes to raise enough money to install a $390,000 synthetic turf field in time for the 2007 football season. "Yeah, there are some cuts being made elsewhere in the district. But on the other hand, if people are willing to donate their money to a given project, I believe that's their right.

Applications Being Accepted for Field Building Grants...

Mar 05, 2014· About FieldTurf: FieldTurf offers industry-leading engineering and manufacturing resources and leads the synthetic turf industry with regard to setting higher environmental standards. FieldTurf is the global market leader in terms of synthetic sports fields with more than 7,000 fields

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