Calhoun, Ga -
Calhoun, Ga. - Shaw Sports Turf® announces that three of its most popular product lines have achieved Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze under the Version 3.1 standard. With NXTPlay® Turf Shock Pad already Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze (v3.1), the addition of Sports Turf allows Shaw to provide a complete field solution of products that have been verified as safe for people and planet according to the stringent Cradle to Cradle Certified® Products Program Standard.
“Shaw has been committed to Cradle to Cradle® design for more than 20 years, keeping us keenly focused on designing products that support the health & wellbeing of the planet and its people,” said Shaw Industries Vice President of Global Sustainability and Innovation Kellie Ballew. “We have more certifications than any manufacturer in the world, and the addition of Shaw Sports Turf reiterates our unwavering focus on putting people at the center of all we do – what we refer to as sustain[HUMAN]ability®.”
“Cradle to Cradle Certified® Products Program is a globally recognized framework for designing and manufacturing safe, circular, and responsibly made products” [retrieved from https://www.c2ccertified.org/get-certified/product-certification]. Products that achieve Cradle to Cradle certification have been evaluated according to the world’s most science-based measures for material health, product circularity, clean air and climate protection, water and soil stewardship, and social fairness.
These turf products paired with Geofill infill and NXTPlay® recycled turf shock pad, result in a fully Cradle to Cradle Certified® system.
“With a commitment to continued innovation, we aim to bring new solutions to the market that meet performance requirements of our customers, while also supporting the planet and people,” notes Chuck McClurg, vice president of the turf division at Shaw. “Our Cradle to Cradle Certified® field systems combine high-level playability with impressive sustainability attributes.”
This Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze product line is just another example of how Shaw Sports Turf continues to lead the synthetic turf industry in research and development. The company remains committed to bringing new innovations and solutions to the market while providing the next level in performance to customers.
All of the turf products along with the Geofill® and NXTPlay® pad are available nationwide. To learn more visit www.shawsportsturf.com or contact your local Shaw Sports Turf territory manager.
Shaw’s commitment to sustainability is reflected in its enterprise-wide sustainability efforts -- with almost 1 billion pounds of carpet reclaimed and recycled since 2006, as well as, the more than 1.6 billion pounds of raw material assessed for material health in 2021.
About Shaw Sports Turf
A wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., Shaw Industries is a full flooring provider to the residential and commercial markets. Shaw supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, and tile/ stone flooring products, as well as synthetic turf. Shaw Sports Turf, a division of Shaw Industries, is one of the leading synthetic turf companies in North America and has represented quality and innovation for more than two decades with over 3,500 successful installations, including an impressive list of high-profile field installations. For more information please visit www.shawsportsturf.com, call 866-703-4004 or find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin.