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The Life of a Soccer Ball

Kids playing soccer at the White House

Love soccer and want to be friendly to the environment? Find suggestions of ways to reuse or recycle your old soccer ball and soccer gear when you’re finished with them.

Using EPA’s “The Life of a Soccer Ball,” you can view the life cycle of a soccer ball — from obtaining raw materials through manufacture, packaging, distribution, useful life, and disposal. Learn what life cycle management is and why it is important.  A Spanish language version of this activity is also available.


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