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May 9, 2022
In our third and final instalment of this blog series, we walk you through how our recently founded sister company FormaTurf GmbH is about to help Polytan set new industry standards in sustainability thanks to the comprehensive recycling of old synthetic turf surfaces.…
May 5, 2022
After looking at bio-based raw materials as the basis for Green Technology in the first part of our blog series on sustainability and environmental awareness at Polytan, we are now turning our attention to recycled plastics. We return these materials to the plastic cycle and incorporate them into selected synthetic turf systems in the form of recyclate.…
April 25, 2022
In our advertising, we resolutely proclaim: “WE MAKE SPORT. GREENER.” We can use good arguments to support the fact that the tagline is not just a brash slogan. After all, sustainability and environmental compatibility have always been high priorities at Polytan.…
December 13, 2021
In the course of the microplastics debate, artificial turf has become a topic of discussion. However, an ecological footprint calculated by the University of Zurich attests to its excellent environmental properties. And that’s before taking into account the circular economy practised by Polytan, and the carbon-neutral production of many Polytan products.…
September 15, 2021
On the outskirts of Berlin, a European pilot project featuring one of the most cutting-edge sports grounds in Brandenburg has come into be-ing: the “sports facility of the future.” Located on the grounds of the SV 1908 GRÜN-WEISS Ahrensfelde (GWA) sports club, the facility combines ecological, social and economic benefits with functional athletic properties and high usage frequency.…
July 19, 2021
FIFA, the global governing body for football, assigns its Quality Label only to artificial football turfs that meet the highest standards. What are the basic principles and parameters FIFA uses to determine such quality? FIFA’s benchmark for artificial football turf products and systems is a natural turf in good condition.…
June 25, 2021
Rules are needed for orderly coexistence, and this is particularly true in sport. And where there are rules, governing bodies are indispensable. This includes FIFA, whose tasks include setting global standards for the sport of football and monitoring compliance with rules.…
June 14, 2021
The best modern footballers stand out because they have an excellent feel for the ball and sophisticated technique. But they only succeed if they also have a high degree of agility, speed, endurance and coordination. That’s because football is becoming ever faster and more athletic.…

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