Ask Vancouver Hi, does anyone know any facilities that can recycle my old tennis balls or are a partner of this program ( https://recycleballs.ca/ )? 9 comments
Tennis Express is committed to inspiring athletes to play their best game! They also want to preserve the environment by raising awareness about the importance of recycling tennis balls. Their efforts include publishing educational content, hosting collection drives, and organizing a variety of contests.
You can get involved by: Recycling and reusing your tennis balls. Sending used balls to RecycleBalls.org. Donating online at www.RecycleBalls.org. Encouraging other players to Go Green. Hoping for a day where no tennis ball is tossed into a landfill, Tennis Express and Recycle Balls are committed to raising awareness with this new partnership.
ReTour Tennis founded in 2014 was created to help save Tennis balls from going into our landfills. They work with park and recreation departments, tennis clubs, home-owners associations and others by setting up bins at the tennis court for easy recycling. The tennis balls are shipped to a recycler and remade into tennis balls.
Most curbside recycling programs will not accept tennis balls, although it is worth checking to see if they will take the plastic canisters that hold new tennis balls. Canisters made by Penn, a leading tennis ball manufacturer, are made of plastic #1 (also known as PET or PETE), which many curbside programs do in fact accept.
Tennis Ball Recycling News. reBounces announces a partnership with Ace Surfaces and Advanced Polymer Technology (manufacturer of Laykold, official surface of the Miami Open since 1984) that will bring the world’s first complete all-tennis recycling solution for the more than 130 million tennis balls consumed every year in the United States.
On a tour of the facility, Hudson held up a full bicycle wheel (which isn’t recyclable) that someone had left in their recycling and pointed to a tennis ball someone tried to recycle.
This is a timely update given the meteoric rise of Canadian Tennis in both rankings and Davis/Fed Cup. Led by tennis stars like Milos Raonic, Euginie Bouchard, Vasek Pospisil and Aleksandra Wozniak (prior to her injuries about 18 months ago), Canadian tennis is a real force on both the ATP and WTA.
Those brightly colored tennis balls should still be of reasonable quality, and you should wait until you’ve saved up a large amount. 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.