The purists have got it all wrong. These are the folks who claim to be actively green and really care for the environment. No, seriously, if they were really environmental activists and genuine tree huggers, they would be more than willing to roll their sleeves up to a little innovation and inventiveness here and there that ends up making a really positive difference. Like in this case. Artificial turf Santa Barbara rollouts is a sustainable development.
In more ways than one. It would not be possible to cover all of the good examples in this short time and space with you. But you can be grassed in nicely with one or two examples so long. The artificial turf environment is now a well-known fact of professional life in sport. The obvious exceptions would be the basketball courts and the golfing greens. While this is the case, how many high schools, always challenged with tight budgeting environments no matter how much state or federal funding is being provided, will surely benefit.
They like to say that the grass is not always greener on the other side. So very true for all the driest parts of the world these days. These days it has become so bad that seasonal wildfires are an accepted fact of life. Of course, no one really looks forward to it. They deal with it as a fact of life. But even so, it is no longer even possible to be fully and properly prepared for these runaway fires. Well, you can always only do your best.
But when your best is never enough? Never mind just dry areas, wouldn’t artificial turf be suitable for fire-prone areas? Is it not possible that the artificial grass could be fire-proofed somehow?