Recycled Rubber Infill Resources Synthetic Turf Council

Recycled Rubber Infill Resources Synthetic Turf Council

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Recycled Rubber Infill Resources Synthetic Turf Council

In early 2015, in response to increased public interest in the potential health effects of synthetic turf sports fields with crumb rubber or recycled rubber infill, the Synthetic Turf Council STC began compiling a list of credible, scientific-based, third-party reports and studies and making them readily accessible to the public. The list includes more than 110 technical studies and reports that have

Research Summary of Recycled Rubber Infill in Synthetic

In early 2015, in response to increased public interest in the potential health effects of synthetic turf sports fields with crumb rubber or recycled rubber infill, the Synthetic Turf Council STC began compiling a list of credible, scientific-based, third-party reports and studies and making them readily accessible to the public.

Artificial turf, touted as recycling fix for millions of

Dec 21, 2019· The Synthetic Turf Council, the industry’s main trade group, estimates there are between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the U.S.

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Synthetic Turf Council

6/12/2020 Synthetic Turf Council STC Releases 2020 Synthetic Turf Market Report for North America. 11/1/2019 Press Release: Synthetic Turf Council Elects New Board of Directors. 10/14/2019 STC Statement on PFAS Issue

News & Resources – Recycled Rubber Facts

The "Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb Rubber Research Under the Federal Research Action Plan, Final Report, Part I" highlights what we already know about crumb rubber infill in synthetic turf fields: crumb rubber is made of the same components found in everyday consumer products, and hospital and classroom floors. The report reconfirms that the mere presence of a substance does not

Synthetic Turf Council Technical Guidelines

Guidelines for Crumb Rubber Infill Used in Synthetic Turf Fields 2014 The purpose of this document is to provide producers, customers, and the public with an understanding of what crumb rubber infill CRI is and how the industry manages its safety, purity and quality.

Resource Center Synthetic Turf Council

The Synthetic Turf Council created these FREE comprehensive documents to help owners, users and others with their selection and maintenance decisions for: The Essential Elements of Synthetic Turf Systems; Maintenance of Infilled Synthetic Turf Sports Fields; Crumb Rubber Infill

Synthetic Turf Council

The Synthetic Turf Council STC is a 501 c 6 non-profit trade association serving the synthetic turf industry. Our mission is to serve as the global forum to promote, develop, grow and advocate for the synthetic turf industry.

Artificial turf, touted as recycling fix for millions of

Dec 21, 2019· The Synthetic Turf Council, the industry’s main trade group, estimates there are between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the U.S.

Synthetic Turf Council Highlights New Study Demonstrating

Oct 19, 2017· “This [human health risk assessment’s] results add to the growing body of literature that suggests recycled rubber infill in synthetic turf poses negligible risks to human health.

Fields Of Waste: Artificial Turf Becomes Mounting Disposal

Dec 29, 2019· The Synthetic Turf Council, the industry's main trade group, estimates there are between 12,000 and 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the U.S.

EPA Releases Findings From Crumb Rubber Study Scrap

Aug 01, 2019· According to the Synthetic Turf Council, there are currently 12,000 to 13,000 synthetic turf fields in the United States, with 1,200 to 1,500 new installations each year. Fields often use recycled tire rubber as infill material, sometimes mixed with sand.

Fields of Waste: Artificial Turf, Touted as Recycling Fix

Andersen’s complex proprietary technique, which is described on his website and by FIFA, the Switzerland-based international soccer association, claims to allow for 99 percent of the turf materials to be recycled. The Synthetic Turf Council has cited Re-Match as evidence that recycling turf is a viable option for the industry, and Andersen’s method has been validated by an international program

Recycled rubber, turf industries adopting new safety

Nov 30, 2016· Leading members of the recycled rubber and synthetic turf industries today announced that they are jointly cooperating to ensure all synthetic turf and playground infills meet new American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM toy standards for heavy metals to further ensure safety for youth athletes. With today’s announcement, all synthetic turf field and playground infill created

Safety Study of Artificial Turf Containing Crumb Rubber

The new generation of artificial turf athletic fields often contains crumb rubber infill made from recycled tires. Crumb rubber infill serves as an artificial soil, supporting the artificial blades of grass, softening the surface, improving drainage, and helping to provide a high-quality playing surface for a variety of sports.

The science is in — EPA, end the debate on turf safety

The Environmental Protection Agency has been tweaking what it bills a comprehensive investigation of synthetic turf fields and playground infill containing recycled rubber.

Crumb Rubber & Artificial Turf – Children's Environmental

Artificial turf or ‘synthetic turf’ is made of plastic blades of grass, backing material to hold the blades, and infill usually crumb rubber that helps support the blades. Crumb rubber infill is estimated to be about 90% of the weight of fields, thus forming the vast majority of the playing surface.

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

Jan 30, 2020· Even the Synthetic Turf Council admits “Unfortunately, converting synthetic turf to a recyclable material that is useable cannot be done at the point of removal. Material must be shipped to different processing locations.”. However, those unspecified recycling locations have yet to be identified.

Resolution on the Use of Recycled Rubber Infill

RESOLUTION ON UTILIZING SCIENCE-BASED EVIDENCE RELATED TO THE ISSUE OF INSTALLATION OF ARTIFICIAL TURF ATHLETIC FIELDS MADE OF RECYCLED RUBBER INFILL. WHEREAS, states have a recognized need to employ processes and tools that use evidence to inform policy and budget decisions across the areas examined; and. WHEREAS, relying on a combination

Facts About Recycled Rubber Staging

In early 2015, in response to increased public interest in the potential health effects of synthetic turf sports fields with crumb rubber or recycled rubber infill, the Synthetic Turf Council STC began compiling a list of credible, scientific-based, third-party reports and studies and making them readily accessible to the public. The list includes more than 110 technical studies and reports that have examined various

Availability of Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb

Jul 25, 2019· The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA is announcing the release of the Synthetic Turf Field Recycled Tire Crumb Rubber Research Under the Federal Research Action Plan Final Report: Part 1—Tire Crumb Rubber Characterization. In February 2016, EPA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR

Resources Liberty Tire

The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery evaluated artificial turf athletic fields containing recycled crumb rubber infill. This 2010 study indicated no relationship between surface temperature and chemical concentrations detected above artificial turf fields, and there were lower numbers of bacteria detected on artificial turf relative to natural turf.