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The Green Life: Green Your Sports: Soccer Gear

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January 28, 2010

Green Your Sports: Soccer Gear

Green soccer ball Outdoor exercise is a great way to reconnect with nature. This week, we’re giving you tips about how to be more earth-conscious while pursuing your fitness goals.

Tip #4: Green Your Soccer Game

It may be the world's most popular sport, but it's still extremely difficult to find a green ball for soccer. The Ecological Institute is developing an FSC-certified ball but until that's ready, you can still green your soccer-playing by opting for jerseys, shorts and goalie gloves made of recycled materials. For your water bottles, go with reusable instead of throwaway plastic.

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