Total Environment Centre Newsletter 2023 | Issue 2

TEC’s AUSMAP research into rubber crumb, a recycled granulate (<5mm) made from end-of-life tyres which is used as infill for synthetic turf fields and for playground surfaces, is attracting
attention. It’s a collaborative effort with a northern Sydney council aiming to address current knowledge gaps in relation to the loss of rubber crumb and synthetic grass blades, and the
effectiveness of existing stormwater mitigation traps, at a synthetic sports field in Sydney’s north-west.

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Categories: Environment, Microplastics, Turf waste and recycling