Filling you in on infill… A new briefing available about microplastic from sports pitches.

With the European Chemicals Agency poised to make a decision on whether to recommend a ban on microplastics from pitches, we’ve teamed up with organisations from across northern Europe to take a detailed look at the issue of microplastics on sports pitches, and the solutions available.

We think it’s time to phase out the use of microplastics from pitches and this document provides evidence to support our position.

Read the report:

Microplastic loss from artificial (3G) pitches in context of the ECHA proposed restriction of microplastics intentionally added to products.

The new report is collated and written by Fidra with support from

KIMO International, Naturvernvorbundet (Friends of the Earth Norway), Green Transition Denmark, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Center for Sports Facilities and Technology, The Plastic Soup Foundation.