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2011-10-22 07:00:00

Matrix Turf system to be used for multiple projects for HEB ISD. After renovating Pennington Field 18 months ago, Hellas was chosen to return to HEB ISD to complete two additional outdoor fields, two track renovations and two multi-purpose activity center fields. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 With a record of 8-0, itâs clear that Trinity High School knows their way around a football field. Itâs no surprise that theyâve continued to turn to the...

2011-10-11 12:13:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While efforts ranging from Let's Move to the CDC's new Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project urge youth to play outside to promote fitness, often kids don't have a place to go. That is changing today for Stuart-Hobson Middle School in Washington, D.C., the recipient of a new synthetic playing field from the Synthetic Turf Council, a non-profit trade association. Representing the first industry-wide collaboration of its kind, the initiative...

2011-09-20 11:04:00

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, has become the first and only company to achieve GREENGUARD Synthetic Turf Components Certification from the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute, an unbiased third-party organization that strives to improve public health and quality of life through programs that reduce chemical exposure and improve indoor air quality. All products certified by GREENGUARD are...

2011-09-08 09:27:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Proving there are no limits on the human spirit, the two Grand Prize Winners of the Synthetic Turf Council's 2011 Search for the Real Field of Dreams Contest - Taylor's Dream Boundless Playground in Fort Wayne, Indiana and Van Horn High School in Independence, Missouri - overcame numerous obstacles to provide local youth with opportunities to play outside, enjoy sports and build self-esteem. "Our annual contest recognizes synthetic turf athletic...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In reporting that about 17% of children and adolescents are obese, the Centers for Disease Control notes that the lack of safe, appealing places for kids to play or be active is a major problem in many communities. Determined to reverse this trend, a growing number of parks and playgrounds are installing synthetic turf to help youth be active year-round. "Parks and playgrounds featuring synthetic turf create safe, accessible and resilient playing...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

On March 1st 2011, Greenfield Arena in midtown Memphis opened her doors as a premier indoor soccer facility. Owner and soccer player, Natalie Hill talks about her quest to bring to the region an indoor soccer specific playing field that plays like real well maintained grass. Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 "GreenField Sports Academy began its journey of creating an indoor soccer field for the Memphis area with the primary goal of installing a superior playing surface. Creating a new...

2011-05-31 07:50:00

ATLANTA, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The term "celebrity trend" typically conjures up images of $5,000 handbags, private airplanes or dancing on a reality show. But the latest A-Lister must-have is actually coming right out of their backyards. A growing number of celebrities like Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell and David Basche are going green by turning to synthetic turf for their landscape needs. "I chose synthetic grass for Jessica Alba's backyard doggie oasis and use it at clients' homes...

2011-05-24 09:08:00

CINCINNATI, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USGreentech is pleased to announce the installation of Envirofill®, the infill of choice for athletic turf and synthetic lawns, at New York City's Chelsea Park. The latest project marks USGreentech's 7th field with the Department of Parks and Recreation. Just blocks from Madison Square Garden in the heart of Manhattan, the installation is part of a state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot, $2.2 million project to replace the city's...

2011-05-11 09:08:00

CINCINNATI, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- USGreentech announced that Envirofill®, the infill of choice for athletic turf and synthetic lawns, will offer a 16-year warranty as standard on all installations. An innovative and non-toxic turf infill, Envirofill resists compaction so it plays consistently over the life of your athletic field or lawn. The average warranty of synthetic turf fields is 8 years, so the Envirofill warranty period means that the product can be used...

2011-03-22 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As synthetic turf continues to grow in popularity, so does the level of interest it fosters in the people who buy and use it. After attracting record-breaking attendance during its Spring Membership Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona from March 7 - 9, the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) announced the creation of first-time ever individual memberships and adjusted several dues categories to promote as much inclusion as possible. "We are striving to give...