Comparison of Alternatives
Comparing Crumb Rubber to Other Infills and Artificial Turf to Natural Grass
TURI conducted detailed research on costs, physical and biological hazards of specific artificial turf infills and natural grass.
- Cost Analysis
- Physical and Biological Hazards
- Infills: Overview
- Infills: Recycled Tires
- Infills: EPDM
- Infills: TPE
For a summary of these and other findings, see our report, Athletic Playing Fields: Choosing Safer Options for Health and the Environment. To address data gaps in the existing literature, TURI has contracted with a laboratory to do additional testing.