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Top 5 Uses for Artificial Turf Remnants

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Many customers shop at Artificial Turf Express in search of artificial turf remnants to find smaller, less expensive pieces to use for their various projects or in place of other household material. Whether it be for a doormat, an art project, a floor mat inside your car or for your very own budget do-it-yourself project in your front or back yard – here are the top 5 uses for artificial turf remnants.

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What to know about artificial grass financing plans

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Artificial Grass Financing Plans

artificial grass financing plansAt our warehouse, people often ask us about artificial grass financing plans. More specifically, they ask if they are available, and what do these financing plans entail? We have said many times that installing artificial turf is an investment. You reap the benefits over time in water savings, maintenance savings, saving time, and saving you from stress. That’s well and good, but what if you can’t handle the upfront cost at once? Luckily, many turf installation companies offer artificial grass financing, and municipalities offer rebates for converting your lawn to turf!

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Most Important FAQs About Artificial Grass

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FAQs About Artificial Grass

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Many customers come to us to get the highest quality artificial grass in the San Jose area. Usually, before you make a purchase like this, you want some general information, such as FAQs about artificial grass, best installation techniques, or safety information. The purpose of this article is to give you some useful information about artificial grass.

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Lesser Known Benefits of Artificial Grass

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Lesser Known Benefits of Artificial Grass – Repel Backyard Pests

lesser known benefits of artificial grassA lot of people are switching from natural lawns to artificial grass. Synthetic grass has many benefits – some of which are obvious, some of them are less known. This article goes into some of the lesser known benefits of artificial grass. Some people aren’t aware that one of artificial grass’ hidden benefits is that it’s a pest repellent. Insects won’t breed in the pools of water in your artificial lawn, nor will they be attracted to the synthetic material as much.

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ISRI Asks EPA to Defend Artificial Turf

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More than 75 studies have shown artificial turf made from recycled tires to be safe for human exposure, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should tell the public that, according to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).

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HS Complex Proposal Touts Value of Synthetic Turf

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The multimillion-dollar, privately funded athletic facility proposed in Oakwood Ohio highlights the growing use of artificial turf in high school sports.

The estimated $2.5 million project includes a synthetic turf field, 8-lane regulation track, restrooms and 1,000-seat capacity bleachers. It would be built on what is now the parking lot of the Old River Sports Complex and would serve an estimated 400 student athletes, as well as members of the community.

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Los Angeles Is Replacing Grass Soccer Fields With Artificial Turf

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For soccer players in Los Angeles, now is the summer of our discontent. We’ve seen the grass turn from green to brown to dirt to sand.

But L.A. is in the midst of a dramatic move that would save a ton of water and improve the quality of soccer games for generations: replacing its 100-odd grass fields with synthetic grass, or artificial turf.

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Noted Toxicologist Releases Report on Crumb Rubber Saftey

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Shaw Industries, Inc. recently retained Dr. Laura C. Green, a noted toxicologist, to review claims in the media that synthetic turf athletic fields that utilize crumb-rubber as an infill material may pose a risk of cancer to those who use them, particularly children and adolescents.

Dr. Green holds a B.A. with honors from the Department of Chemistry at Wellesley College (1975) and a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1981). She is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology (D.A.B.T.). Dr. Green has performed original research, published, and consulted in the areas of chemical carcinogenesis, toxicology and pharmacology, food chemistry, analytical chemistry, risk assessment, and regulatory policy. She also served as Research Director of the Scientific Conflict Mapping Project at the Harvard University School of Public Health, during which time she co-authored the text, In Search of Safety: Chemicals and Cancer Risk. Dr. Green has also been retained by schools and municipalities to advise them on the health aspects of synthetic turf athletic and recreation facilities.

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Synthetic Grass for Hotel Playgrounds

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As someone in the hospitality industry, you know the importance of satisfying your customers. To better cater to families with young children, you may want to install a hotel playground area. You have a variety of playground surfaces to choose from: synthetic turf, rubber mulch, rubber tiles, wood chips and sand are just a few examples. Consider the characteristics that make synthetic turf the best choice.

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New Independent Lab Testing of Synthetic Turf Crumb Rubber Infill Re-confirms Health and Safety

Lower Canada College (LCC), a leading K-12 private school in Montreal, Canada today announced that the crumb rubber infill used in its new synthetic turf athletic field is safe for continued use by children of all ages. This comes as a result of testing that the school conducted using an independent, highly-sophisticated laboratory in Paris, France to test its crumb rubber. The analysis measured potential toxicity levels of the crumb rubber against the European Union’s EN 71-3 standards, which set strict limits for various elements in children’s toys. These standards, set in 2013 as part of Europe’s Toy Safety Directive, are widely recognized as the most advanced in the world.

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