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[GreenYes] Re: Recycling Tennis Balls


Title: [GreenYes] Re: Recycling Tennis Balls

More questions ~

Why is it that companies are allowed to sell tennis balls without having a
plan for recovering and recycling them at end-of-life... Who do they think
is going to chase after those stray balls... why should the public be
spending time and dollars trying to figure out what to do with old tennis
balls.... doesn't it make more sense for the producer of tennis balls to
develop markets for old tennis balls, and then put in place the
infrastructure to get them there..

Helen.

At 09:59 AM 1/14/2008, Christine.McCoy@no.address wrote:

>I'm not sure if it's the same kind of material used in making carpet, but
>it seems like the materials used in both cases is similar. Is it possible
>that the carpet guys and use them in the manufacture of carpet-backing?
>
>How big of a problem is it, is it really something that concerns large
>generators? Who, other than country clubs, would the large generators be,
>the manufacturers? If tennis ball production facilities are near those who
>make carpet, it could be a good option.
>
>Sorry that's more questions than answers!!
>
>Christine McCoy
>City of Alexandria
>703/519-3486 ext. 132
>



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