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Many Reasons to Use Artificial Grass for Sports

The next time a sports game is cancelled due to bad weather or poor field conditions, consider artificial turf. Whether it is soccer, football, rugby, or golf, a sports game played on a natural grass field can be significantly affected by the conditions of the turf and the weather. However, an artificial turf athletic surface is durable. It has been specifically designed to withstand the stress of heavy-duty all-weather use. But the benefits of using artificial grass as an athletic surface go beyond durability. There are many reasons why people are switching to this cost-effective alternative to natural grass. Here’s a look at how sports teams can benefit from playing on synthetic lawn turf. Synthetic turf fields are safer than natural turf fields. Safety is a...

3 Myths About Going Green

Most people in the United States are interested in this movement of ‘going green’. While most of the things to do involve waste management and using less electricity and so on and so forth, taking care of green spaces with shrubs, trees and flowers work just as well. So, here are 3 myths about going green that obviously aren’t true: #1: One Person Cannot Do Much to Help the Environment If one person just took care of their lawn better, they could easily help build one of nature’s most efficient cooling systems, thanks to the process of evapotranspiration which not only cools the plants but its surrounding areas as well. In fact, if front lawns in a row of eight houses were taken care of well, it could save almost 70 tons of air...