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Synthetic turf renovation and conversion guideline

The Dutch synthetic turf market and industry have released a synthetic turf renovation and conversion guideline. The new document replaces…

Spanish test institute validates infill containment measures

The Institute of Biomechanics of Valencia (IBV) has confirmed that the use of risk management measures will guarantee that the…

EC postpones decision on polymeric infill

The European Commission will decide only in March or April next year at the earliest whether it will adopt the…

half of Norwegian fields still not compliant

More than five years since European authorities used data from infill dispersion on Norwegian synthetic turf fields to clamp down…

EC about to throw the baby out with the bathwater 

Sportsfields.info has reliably learnt that infills made of 100% biodegradable polymers are awaiting the same fate as traditional polymeric infills,…

Test method to assess potential for synthetic grass yarn wear

German researchers are developing a test method to assess the potential for synthetic grass fibre to wear. Yarn wear from…

Austria now only accepts non-infill synthetic turf

The State of Upper Austria has instructed the recommencement of synthetic turf installations that had been stopped for environmental concerns.…

Re-Match next to introduce sleeving

Re-Match is the next company to introduce sleeving. This concept ensures that all material is contained in the rolls from…

Guidance on how to minimise infill dispersion

ESTC encourages you to reach out to your national standards organisation to notify them that you support the publication of…

Incentive for Dutch clubs to prevent microplastic polution

From this year on, sports clubs in the Netherlands can apply for a subsidy for measures that prevent the spread…