Balls...

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ponchi101 wrote: Thu Jul 14, 2022 9:29 pm The Triniti's will catch on very soon, and the rest of the manufacturers will follow. It is a win-win for everybody.
According to the video some of the players and manufacturers have really liked how the balls have performed. I know I am going to support them.
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It must be noted that, while an improvement, the Wilson Triniti balls are not an ultimate solution. Eventually, they find their way into landfills, too - it just maybe takes a little longer for them to get there.

To me, this (link below) is a much better and obviously more sustainable - solution, though more difficult to implement...

https://www.tennisballrecycling.com

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Re: Balls...

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Deuce wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 4:18 am It must be noted that, while an improvement, the Wilson Triniti balls are not an ultimate solution. Eventually, they find their way into landfills, too - it just maybe takes a little longer for them to get there.

To me, this (link below) is a much better and obviously more sustainable - solution, though more difficult to implement...

https://www.tennisballrecycling.com

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I love this idea. This is the type of job I need after I graduate from college with my degree in Environmental Sciences.
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Re: Balls...

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Cuckoo4Coco wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 12:53 pm ...

I love this idea. This is the type of job I need after I graduate from college with my degree in Environmental Sciences.
If I may.
My undergraduate is Environmental Technology. Don't go there; you are basically lab personnel.
Environmental Sciences: A bit better, but you will be studying problems and measuring environmental issues. You will be the person saying "Oh, we have this problem HERE, and it is caused by this and that, and it will eventually lead to THIS OTHER PROBLEM". A fine area of sciences, highly multidisciplinary, but...
If you want to find solutions, it is ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING. And, the way things are going, we will need GEO ENGINEERING very, very soon. Even if we were to cut down on all emissions TOMORROW, there are already enough CC gases in the atmosphere to keep up a warming trend for decades. The Environmental Engineer is the guy/gal that will find new technologies for more sustainable buildings, better managed landfills, produce the systems and the machinery to recycle more efficiently.
Just saying. But any of the last two choices are fine careers. For sciences, you will need a Masters later on, most likely a PhD.
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ponchi101 wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 3:32 pm
Cuckoo4Coco wrote: Fri Jul 15, 2022 12:53 pm ...

I love this idea. This is the type of job I need after I graduate from college with my degree in Environmental Sciences.
If I may.
My undergraduate is Environmental Technology. Don't go there; you are basically lab personnel.
Environmental Sciences: A bit better, but you will be studying problems and measuring environmental issues. You will be the person saying "Oh, we have this problem HERE, and it is caused by this and that, and it will eventually lead to THIS OTHER PROBLEM". A fine area of sciences, highly multidisciplinary, but...
If you want to find solutions, it is ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING. And, the way things are going, we will need GEO ENGINEERING very, very soon. Even if we were to cut down on all emissions TOMORROW, there are already enough CC gases in the atmosphere to keep up a warming trend for decades. The Environmental Engineer is the guy/gal that will find new technologies for more sustainable buildings, better managed landfills, produce the systems and the machinery to recycle more efficiently.
Just saying. But any of the last two choices are fine careers. For sciences, you will need a Masters later on, most likely a PhD.
I am also looking into schools for Environmental Engineering as well for sure.
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Re: Balls...

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Reading through some of this thread has really got me thinking a lot more about my selection of tennis balls. To be honest when I go to the court, I don't really think much about the tennis balls I am going to be hitting with. I am nothing more than a novice player, so some that are round, have felt on it, and bounce good works for me. It can be a mixed match set of balls and doesn't have to be a brand new can of balls.

Reading this information about the environment and the tennis balls has got me thinking maybe it is time to change things up a bit for me when I go to the court.
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