How does Nike’s carbon-sucking golf ball affect the environment?

How does Nike’s carbon-sucking golf ball affect the environment?

While Nike has patented a carbon-sucking golf ball, they have not exactly tee-ed off. Golf balls do decompose slowly in nature, but this can release heavy metals into the environment. Dangerous levels of zinc have been shown to attach to sediment and soil and ends up poisoning flora and fauna. All land use has an environmental impact.

Do golf courses have a positive impact on the environment?

Although dependent on the environment, golf courses are often criticized for their negative impact on their surroundings. From ground water pollution caused by fertilizers and pesticides to loss of natural habitats and wetlands, the concerns are great. But golf courses also have great opportunities to make a positive impact.

What can you do to help the environment in golf?

Educate others about the benefits of environmentally responsible golf course management for the future of the game and the environment. Become a driver for improved environmental.

Why do golf courses use effluent?

Because of water scarcity, in recent years more golf courses have started to use effluent, which is treated wastewater from community or industry sewage. It is cleansed of major pollutants, but still contains enough trace amounts of salt, heavy metals such as zinc and cadmium and bacteria to render it undrinkable.