We are increasingly challenged by environmental issues and the impacts they have or will have on the ecosystem. The media, (news, newspapers, magazines, social media, etc.), frequently addresses and overexposes us to information on the subject of our ecological footprint. However, it remains difficult to modify our usual habits to better our ecological practices. Artificial turf is one of the things you can do to improve your ecological footprint.
Several studies and statistics show that the use of an artificial turf can have long-term benefits for the environment. In addition to absorbing a part of your daily life for its maintenance, the natural “perfect" lawn that many want to achieve, contains its share of harmful impacts.
The statistics speak for themselves: 59% of Canadian households owning a land or a garden will use fertilizer and/or pesticides. The three main elements found in fertilizer are: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, chemical elements that can be devastating for our soils. The risks of over-fertilization are high and it is when soils undergo such treatments that they are polluted in the short, medium and long term. In particular, pesticides can lead to countless problems such as the contamination of water and air, and also have other negative effects on humans. The use of this type of product has a negative impact on biodiversity and could be avoided by opting for a synthetic turf.
Make a difference now and convert your natural grass for synthetic turf. Schedule an appointment with an expert to evaluate the different avenues offered to you.