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Glendale, Calif., is telling its residents, sorry, but the artificial turf must go. The city has banned fake grass in the front yard over concerns about potential environmental hazards, such as lead leaching out of the plastic and into the soil and heat island effect.

In recent months, we’ve heard from contractors in Houston and Boston who have said artificial turf is becoming more popular. It will be interesting to see if the trend reverses in years to come.

Written by clawell@gie.net

December 20th, 2011 at 9:40 pm