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Reducing the Toxicity of Turf

February 4, 2015

SFieldTurf_at_53rd_Avenue_Park_-_Hillsboro,_Oregonynthetic turf is an increasingly common site on our playgrounds, schools, and playing fields. But the possibility that an odd cluster of cancer cases may be emerging has prompted big questions about the material’s health. What do we know about the health risks? What don’t we know? And what can we do to make our fields safer?

Our most recent Rapid Response digs into some of the ways to reduce the potential toxicity of turf fields. We look into alternative infills, recycling options, and field painting tips. See the full report here.

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