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EU adopts proposed infill restriction

EU countries have voted in favour of a proposal to restrict the placement onto the market of microplastics that are intentionally added to products. However, instead of the transitional period of six years for polymeric infill for third-generation synthetic turf the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) had proposed, it has been decided to grant the industry an eight-year grace period.

Could plasma help solve PFAS (crisis)?

Researchers at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB are successfully implementing…

Milwaukee County in need of a synthetic turf installer

The Administration and Planning Department of Milwaukee County, USA, is looking for a contract to install synthetic turf putting greens and tee boxes at Zablocki Park Golf Course.

Bayern Munich acts swiftly after pitch debacle

German football club Bayern Munich has appointed Peter Sauer as their new groundsman. Sauer will start on 1 May in an attempt to save the German football giant a disastrous end to the season.

Non-filled development doesn’t satisfy FIFA yet

FIFA says that it sees potential in a non-filled system that its Innovation Programme partner has submitted for approval but points out that the system doesn’t meet all the quality requirements it is expecting such system to meet.