If you’re a member of a tennis facility, Home Owners Assocation, Independent Teaching Pro or School (HS or College), you should consider recycling your old tennis balls on-site a few times before you send them to reBounces.
Recycle Balls is a Grand Slam WINNER. Millions of tennis balls all across the world now have a home. Ken DeHart Almaden Valley Athletic Club - San Jose, CA. This will change the sport and its impact on the environment. Jim Harp Harp Performance Tennis Inc, Cumming, GA. Members are ecstatic about this new solution!
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Recycle Tennis Balls– (UK) Collects old tennis balls and sends them to dog charities and rescue homes. You can send your old tennis balls to them or they have a list of where you can drop off old tennis balls. 10 Stoe reuses Tennis balls by converting them into patches for old shoes; Donate to Boys and Girls Clubs, Schools, Animal Shelters
In the US alone, 125 million tennis balls are thrown away every year and since tennis balls take 400 years to decompose that translates into 20,000 tonnes of non-compostable waste. That’s enough to fill the Empire State Building up to the 62nd floor.
Did you know that a tennis ball takes 400 years to decompose? Nationwide, approximately 125 million used tennis balls wind up in America’s landfills every year. That is 20,000 metric tons of methane-producing, near non-decomposable rubber waste.
Every year 300 million tennis balls are manufactured globally, with 125 million of these used in the US alone and last year around 98,000 balls were made specifically for the US Open. Unfortunately, very few of the tennis balls used in America are recycled – less than half a per cent, according to ball recycler Retour Tennis – which annually results in over 100 million tennis balls being sent to US landfills.
“Wilson and RecycleBalls are making a commitment to keep tennis balls out of landfills and repurpose them into socially relevant products like tennis courts, playgrounds, turf and more,” said ...
7. Recycle your tennis balls. Broken, busted, or filthy balls can be recycled into rubber composite products like tennis court mats, stucco-like product, and playgrounds. Get your country club or facility on board with a recycling program such as Tennis Ball Recycling, Project Green Ball, or Recycle Balls. Many of these programs offer tax-deductible options.