The infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei ChenThe infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Letters | Microplastics from Hong Kong’s sports pitches must not be allowed to pollute our seas

  • Environment officials must make clear to the public the emergency response procedure for reporting marine pollution incidents while the businesses responsible should take remedial action
  • Communication within the government on marine incidents could also be improved

Topic |   Environment
The infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei ChenThe infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
The infill used in artificial turf is usually made from used tyres, and contains a range of chemicals which can adversely affect the environment and human health. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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