Operation: Rutherford Recycles will be hosting the Tennis Balls for PAWS
Published: February 2, 2017
Operation: Rutherford Recycles will be hosting a "recycling" booth to collect flat or lightly used tennis balls for PAWS of Rutherford County. It will not only benefit PAWS, but will provide an outlet for the community to get their used tennis balls out of the landfill and into the shelter for the animals to play with.
Tennis Balls for PAWS will be in association with the upcoming PAWS Adoption Trailer Event. The purpose is to provide an outlet for the public to "recycle" their lightly used or flat tennis balls by donating them. In light of the news of the impending...
Laykold Masters Recycled Tennis Ball Courts
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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Pop open a can of tennis balls before a match. Open a new can for the next match, and the next.
About 125 million tennis balls are sold in the United States each year, and eventually all are dead and unplayable. Some find new life on the bottom of walkers or in the mouths of energetic dogs, but a vast majority end up in landfills.
The tennis ball’s traditional trajectory, however, might be changing.
The new hardcourts at CourtSense at Tenafly Racquet Club in New Jersey feature an underneath layer of cushioning made from thousands of recycled tennis balls.
“It is highly complex, and it took six years from conception to the completion of these courts,” said Franz Fasold, owner of Ace Surfaces ...
Tennis players have the option to collect old tennis balls for mail-in recycling programs or take advantage of a bevy of reuse options.
Looking to green your tennis game? While you may not be able to put tennis balls in your recycling cart, you’ll be pleased to learn that there are several ways to recycle and reuse them.
What are tennis balls made of?
Tennis balls are essentially rubber balls covered in felt. The rubber ball is injected with pressurized air to ensure it will bounce correctly. Once the ball has been completely sealed, it is covered in a layer of wool or nylon felt, which helps the ball last longer. Tennis balls were traditional white, but in 1972 the International Tennis Federation...
I recommend sharing when you can, with friends and family, with colleagues and employees, and with customers and clients. I learned from an old manager that a spirit of generosity can be a very inspiring thing.
Andrew Chmura is the president of Grand Slam Tennis Tours, a boutique tourism company in Stowe, VT specializing in travel to major tennis events around the world, including the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open.
Andrew grew up in Pittsfield, MA where he was a nationally-ranked junior player. He later went on to play tennis at Notre Dame and on the professional circuit before settling in Vermont where he now lives with his family.
In 2016 Andrew and GSTT partnered with Topnotch Management,...