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Latest Synthetic Turf Council Stories

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.

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.

2011-03-02 13:49:00

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, will highlight its role in creating safe, sustainable synthetic turf fields across the country when it serves as an exhibitor at the 2011 Synthetic Turf Council (STC) Spring Membership Meeting.

2011-02-01 07:30:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While millions of people, businesses, schools and homeowners use synthetic turf for landscape and play, one of its major beneficiaries is the environment.

2010-12-06 13:54:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Following this weekend's conference championships, twelve of the Top 25 Bowl Championship Series (BCS) teams have scored a winning season with the help of a synthetic turf field at home.

2010-09-09 07:50:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Greensburg, Kansas and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania might not seem to have much in common.

2010-01-27 09:23:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 5,000 synthetic turf athletic fields in use across the United States, the Synthetic Turf Council has expanded its 2010 'Search for the Real Field of Dreams' contest to now include public as well as high school fields.

2009-12-10 15:21:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the results of a scoping study of the health risks from inhalation, ingestion, and dermal contact with synthetic turf and crumb rubber.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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