For some members of the ESTC Council, the term of office comes to an end in November this year. This means that we are looking for candidates to fill these positions. Composition of the ESTC Council The Council consists of max 6 representatives from yarn and turf producing companies and max 4 representatives from companies, […]
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The ESTC has submitted a proposal to assist the European Union in establishing the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) for synthetic turf. The proposal follows a call from the EU to develop a harmonised environmental footprinting methodology that can accommodate a broad suite of relevant environmental performance criteria for a variety of products and industries (EU […]
Since the American Major League Baseball organization targeted Europe as a key growth market, it knew upfront that the stakes would be high for any baseball game played on European soil. The London Olympic stadium was identified as being the perfect venue. The synthetic surface temporarily installed for the fantastic event delivered the finishing touch. […]
The EMEA Synthetic Turf Council (ESTC), Synthetic Turf Council (STC) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the ESTC and STC joining FIFA’s all-important Technical Advisory Group (TAG). The FIFA TAG reports directly to the International Football Association Board (IFAB). This board determines the Laws […]
As the FIH Pro League double header between England and New Zealand deserved a venue that would do justice to the intentions of the games, the synthetic turf industry took on the challenge and delivered a quality, yet portable, surface. This enabled England Hockey to move the games to a bigger and even more high-profile […]
The EMEA Synthetic Turf Council (ESTC) is pleased to have noted the statements made by the European Commission (EU) and the European Football Association (UEFA) to clarify the position of synthetic turf in the current debate about microplastics. An official statement by the EU released on 25 July, states: ‘The European Commission does not plan […]
Scotland is tackling microplastics pollution head-on and has invited the ESTC to join them in finding solutions to deal with this issue. They couldn’t have wished for a better partner. Pollution from microplastics affects everybody and everything but has a complicated nature that needs to be treated delicately in order to be solved correctly. According […]
The ESTC is pleased to hear that the European Standards Committee (CEN) will continue to develop a European standard for shockpads despite a recent vote to officially place the drafting of the European standard on the committee’s work programme, failing to get enough votes from the various European nations that are members of CEN. ‘Although […]