ReGard by Putterman Athletics. What matters to you.

introducing the sustainable alternative for athletic facilities.

ReGard™ is a revolutionary material made from recycled plastic bottles. ReGard™ was developed by Putterman Athletics to promote sustainability in the athletics market.

ReGard at the US Open

ReGard™ windscreen at the National Tennis Center during the US Open, installed July 2014

how is ReGard™ created?

it all begins with plastic bottles.


Putterman Athletics’ supply chain captures post-consumer beverage containers before they reach the landfill.



waste becomes resource.


  • Plastic bottles are ground down into flakes
  • Flakes are converted into pellets 
  • Pellets are extruded into fibers 
  • Fibers are woven into yarn 
  • Yarn is woven into fabric

then the magic happens.


Products are custom designed by our experienced engineering team into sustainable athletic facility solutions:

  • Athletic Divider Curtains 
  • Field Covers 
  • Gym Floor Covers 
  • Padding 
  • Stadium Seat Covers 
  • Windscreen













how many plastic bottles?

you may be surprised by how much waste ReGard™ diverts from the landfill.

windscreen     8,000  for a 4-court tennis facility
safety padding     3,000  for a collegiate baseball outfield
athletic field cover     50,000  for a professional football field
gym floor covers     20,000  for a 4-court basketball gym
athletic divider curtains     15,000  for a field house
stadium seat covers     30,000  for 50,000 sq ft of seating
ReGard™ in the press.

ReGard™ is generating industry buzz! Stadia Magazine featured Putterman Athletics as one of the “Three to See” at the 2014 Green Sports Alliance Summit and published an editorial on ReGard. Athletic Business Magazine published an editorial featuring ReGard™. Click the links below to read more:







ReGard™ in your facility.

ReGard at Wrigley Field

ReGard™ infield covers at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs, installed June 2014

Educating the public about your ReGard™ installations is key for your sustainability campaign. Putterman Athletics will help you get the word out! We can calculate the number of bottles used in your installation down to the square foot. Contact us to learn more about how Putterman Athletics can help support your marketing efforts. 

ReGard™ can help you earn LEED Credits.

For more information about ReGard™ and other sustainable solutions from Putterman Athletics, click the link below.

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