Circular recycling of artificial grass gets underway!

On 7 January, GBN Artificial Grass Recycling (AGR) was granted a permit for recycling artificial grass at a new, final location on the Santoriniweg in Amsterdam. This confirms the imminent arrival of the first circular processing plant for end-of-life artificial grass in the Netherlands; the site is practically ready to open. The rental agreement with the Port of Amsterdam has been signed and the location is therefore ready for use. The final facilities are under construction and the machines are expected on site soon. And the grass mats accepted in 2019 have already been moved from the temporary to the final location.

In short, we are ready for the 2020 season and the procedure for accepting old artificial grass is under way. Because a lot has happened recently and a lot more will be happening, this newsletter will


Domo Sports Grass - GBN AGR - Eric van Roekel James Hallworth tekenen huurovereenkomst PoA
Eric van Roekel, director of GBN (left) and James Hallworth, Commercial Manager, Circular & Renewable Industry of the Port of Amsterdam sign the rental agreement thus confirming a circular cooperation


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Construction of the new facilities


Domo Sports Grass - GBN AGR - Verhuis geaccepteerde grassmatten
The relocation of mats from the temporary locations to the final processing plant is in full swing