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.