“TENNIS BALL GOLD” – A tennis ball transformed

We are most encouraged by the results to date and are continuing to work with a number of partners towards unique grinding solutions that would remove 99% of the felt from tennis balls. This would allow RecycleBalls to deliver pallet loads of "Tennis Ball Gold" - a pure rubber end product that could be used in a number of environmentally beneficial applications. This would most likely be delivered in 2000lb palletized "supersacs". Thanks to so many for continuing to work with us in developing what should be a unique sustainable repurposing solution to a longstanding problem: What to do with the 125 million tennis balls that get trashed annually in US landfills - that is  20,000 tons of toxic non-decomposable waste.  We are...

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SHAUN BOYCE: ANKLE BITERS TENNIS

SHAUN BOYCE: ANKLE BITERS TENNIS

Recycleballs would like to recognize the hard work of one of our partners, Shaun Boyce who is passionate about both the sport of tennis and protecting the environment by recycling tennis balls.

In his home state of Georgia, Shaun Boyce is helping kids simultaneously fall in love with the sport of tennis, and revolutionize it at the same time.

Boyce is the owner of Ankle Biters Tennis, a program founded in 2010 that initially focused on preschool introductory tennis, but has expanded to work with children ranging from ages 3-10. They are bringing the game to the kids, literally. Some school systems do not offer classes but portable equipment allows them to teach at any location they are...

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RB CHAMPION PROFILE: Phil Parrish “Tennis players care about the environment” 

This is another in a series of interviews with Recycleballs Champions - tennis athletes that passionately care about the sport of tennis and the environment. These leaders are mobilizing their community to improve tennis by implementing the Recycleballs QUICKSHIP Program.

 

One such athlete is Phil Parrish from Wayland, Massachusetts.

Phil Parrish has served as The Longfellow Club Tennis Director for the last 15 years and manages a staff of 25 certified pros. As a UPSTA Pro, Phil has been recognized several times and awarded for his drive and commitment to the sport throughout his career.

Phil signed up for the Recycleballs pilot program after meeting founder Derrick Senior at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. We were thrilled to have him involved as...

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45,000 tennis balls saved from US landfills so far this year! 

Julia Rodriguez scans new bins just in via UPS into inventory. We are tracking every bin to and from every location in order to implement upcoming challenges and awards initiatives. We are receiving bins every day now and continue to improve our systems so that we can handle a far larger volume. 

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OUR NEW NETWORK IS SPREADING QUICKLY NATIONWIDE 

TOGETHER, MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR US TENNIS IN 2017.
Our fast growing network of partners and CHAMPIONS  is saving thousands of tennis balls from US landfills. New partners are joining this network every day simply by word of mouth. As of this date,  55  in this network are making a positive impact in US tennis. SOMETHING WE CAN ALL BE PROUD OF!

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