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Sportex Group and tiger up! launch recycling cooperative

The collaboration is the first of its kind for the industry

Sportex Group and tiger up! (a subsidiary of TigerTurf UK Ltd) have announced a new working co-operative agreement to facilitate the UK’s first closed loop recycling facility for end-of-life synthetic turf facilities.

The move combines the unique technology of both companies to bring together a fully traceable and compliant recycling solution to ensure that all components from a synthetic turf pitch can be separated, thoroughly cleaned, and most importantly processed into a condition to be re-used within the sports facility construction industry.

Using Sportex’s existing recycling technology, reclaimed sand and SRB rubber that meets the existing standards of the industry will be available for re-use within sports facility projects. tiger up! current plastic agglomeration technology has been moved to Sportex’s existing recycling factory in Grangemouth, Scotland where a constant feed of un-filled end-of-life artificial turf will be processed.

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