On a hot day, lawns will be 30 degrees cooler than asphalt and 14 degrees cooler than bare soil.
Sod traps an estimated 12 million tons of dust and dirt annually that would otherwise be polluting the air we breathe.
A buffer zone of grass around buildings helps retard the spread of fire.
Lawns are a noise reducer. They absorb and deflect sounds, making life a little more quiet and peaceful.
625 square feet of lawn provides enough oxygen for one person for an entire day.
Turf absorbs gaseous pollutants such as carbon dioxide and sulphur dioxide, converting them to oxygen.