A picture of paintballs on the ground. Paintballs are biodegradable and eventually dissolve into the ground

Are paintballs environmentally safe?

Yes! Paintballs are formulated to be biodegradable, water-soluble, non-toxic and safe for the environment. When left where they land in nature, paintballs, including both their shell and fill, will begin to swell and break down, eventually melting completely away into water and gelatin, harmlessly re-entering the environment.

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