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Estimating the Required Global Warming Offsets to Achieve a Carbon Neutral Synthetic Field Turf System Installation

A life cycle approach was followed to estimate the greenhouse gases emitted during the life cycle of a synthetic turf playing field system in comparison to a natural grass system. This study also determined the number of trees to be planted to achieve a 10-year carbon neutral synthetic turf installation.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-01-06 18:51:49
Description A life cycle approach was followed to estimate the greenhouse gases emitted during the life cycle of a synthetic turf playing field system in comparison to a natural grass system. This study also determined the number of trees to be planted to achieve a 10-year carbon neutral synthetic turf installation.
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Source Athena Sustainable Materials Institute
Selector Chiras
Date Of Record Creation 2009-01-06 18:48:11
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Date Last Modified 2010-05-07 15:54:48
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-01-06 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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