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Practice Your Swing and Feed the Fish

Golf is one of the most popular sports in the world – in the United States alone there are over 15,000 golf courses. Yet, each year, 300 million golf balls go missing, with many ending up in bodies of water. One golf ball can take up to 1,000 years to decompose, and as it does, it slowly excretes a large amount of heavy metal zinc, a pollutant.

So, in an effort to make sports and leisure more environmentally friendly, the Spanish company Albus Golf has created the Ecobioball: a golf ball packed with fish food that dissolves within 48 hours of being in water.

The Ecobioball is meant for practicing drives into water and can be used on cruise ships, beaches, boats, at seafront hotels or resorts, and near reservoirs, lakes, or rivers.  Even though the balls can only be used once, the cost is considerably lower than the average golf ball.

Image: love♡janine/Flickr

One Response to “Practice Your Swing and Feed the Fish”

  1. This is so cool!

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