Via wind, rain, and attached to players' shoes and sportswear, microplastics from artificial turf enter the soil and bodies of water. The chemically contaminated microplastic particles ultimately reach the food chain and harm plants, animals, and humans. According to a study by the Fraunhofer Institute, an artificial pitch loses an average of almost 3 tons (!) – of synthetic infill material alone each year.
- Environmental protection: The GUPPYFRIEND drain, and gutter filters efficiently and reliably retain microplastics.
- Recycling loop: After sorting out leaves and other dirt particles, the collected infill material can be reused to replenish the pitch.
- Maintenance: The filters protect the under-pitch drainage systems from costly blockages caused by microplastics.