Industry Groups Release Turf Video

The artificial turf and recycled rubber industries have released a video entitled “The Truth About Artificial Turf and Crumb Rubber” to educate decision-makers, coaches, parents, and the general public on the science related to the safety of artificial turf fields and recycled rubber.

The video, available to view at www.safefieldsalliance.com features commentary from a variety of perspectives.

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Commentary includes that of John Boynton, a parent who led an effort to review the existing science and advocated to install artificial turf fields in his town in Massachusetts.

Jim Dorsey, a longtime high school football coach and current athletic director, touts the benefits of turf fields at his school.

Michael Peterson, a board-certified toxicologist at the environmental consulting firm Gradient and a Scientific Advisor to the Recycled Rubber Council, confirms the dozens of scientific peer-reviewed studies that have been conducted.

This video, produced by the Safe Fields Alliance and the Recycled Rubber Council, is endorsed by the Synthetic Turf Council.

© Scrap Tire News, March 2016