Case Study: The Championships, Wimbledon – Food waste service is the perfect match at Wimbledon

“We always want people to have a fantastic day out enjoying the tennis and our excellent range of food and hospitality, but at the same time it’s important for us to take waste management and recycling seriously. This year’s achievements in food waste especially have already helped us make a big leap forward and we look forward to seeing even greater success in 2015.” Shaun Workman added: “Food waste was clearly a success story of The Championships this year, however, there is still room for improvement, so we are aiming to break the 30 tonne mark – and possibly even 40 tonnes – next year.”...

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Tennis Ball Courts Made from Recycled Tennis Balls

Advanced Polymer Technology and Ace Surfaces created Laykold Masters, the first cushion court with a shock pad that absorbs up to 10,000 recycled tennis balls in a single tennis court. Finally, after a tennis ball has had its last bounce, it can be recycled and used as a cushion tennis court instead of rolling into a landfill....

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Ecore International

Located in York, PA, RTI is a division of Ecore International. It specializes in grinding, screening to size, separation, and removal of non-rubber contaminants from tires....

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How to Recycle 200,000 Tennis Balls

If you’re an avid tennis fan, you already know that the U.S. Open is taking place this week in Flushing Meadows, Queens. But have you ever wondered what happens to tennis balls after they have been used in major tournaments and in courts across the country?...

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HABU:Intelligent Ingredients

Each year, 130+ million tennis balls are disposed in the US and approximately 325 million worldwide. That's enough to fill 6,000 semi trailers or fill the Empire State Building to the 62nd story. After years of research, product development, collaboration and teamwork, an holisitic recycling program for tennis balls was born, driven from the beginning by HABU(R)....

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Green Balls

Clubs, facilities, schools, anyone donating more than 10,000 balls to Project Green Ball will be awarded a “Green Ball” certificate. Recipients of Green Ball certificates include: The Longfellow Club in Wayland, Massachusetts...

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