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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Golfing Toward a Greener Environment

Golfing Toward a Greener Environment

This news article describes the work of scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on the use of crumb rubber from recycled tires beneath golfing greens for the purposes of absorbing excess fertilizers and pesticides, preventing these substances from leaching into the soil and groundwater.


University of Wisconsin-Madison

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November 12, 2003

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