Fields Of Waste: Our Artificial Turf Problem

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Fields Of Waste: Our Artificial Turf Problem

Fields Of Waste: Our Artificial Turf Problem

Rolls of synthetic turf removed from a Bethesda, Maryland, elementary school were awaiting disposal (Photo by Amanda Farber). Nearly three decades ago, the federal government issued a somber warning. America’s scrap tires had to go somewhere without gobbling up landfill space. Billions of cast-off tires already had accumulated in ugly stockpiles and millions more were …