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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Old Tires to Sponge up Golfing Greens, Reduce Waste and Contamination

Title:
Old Tires to Sponge up Golfing Greens, Reduce Waste and Contamination

Abstract:
This news article describes research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the use of tire chips beneath golfing greens, rather than the traditional peat gravel, to absorb harmful organic compounds and prevent leaching of pollutants into the soil and groundwater.

URL:
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/news_third.cfm?NewsID=26020

Source:
Edie News via GreenBiz.com

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
November 21, 2003

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