Green Sports News and Events

Upcoming Events

Sustainable Turf Management for Collegiate Sports [Webinar], Feb. 13, 2014.

Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit 2014 Exit, June 25 - 27, 2014.

Green Sports Alliance Summit Exit, July 21 - 23, 2014.

Past Events

3rd Annual Green Sports Alliance Summit ExitNew York City, August 26-28, 2013.

Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit 2013 ExitAtlanta, GA, June 25 - 26, 2013

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EPA Green Sports Past Events

Three Boston-area Businesses Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day [Press Release]. November 15, 2012. A collection of state and federal environmental agencies, along with private businesses, joined the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park yesterday at a forum to promote composting and recycling.

EPA signed an agreement with the Green Sports Alliance [Press Release]. September 06, 2012. To work together to address environmental challenges faced by sports venues, organizations and teams.

NASCAR and EPA Partner on Green Initiatives [Press Release]. May 21, 2012.

EPA, New York Giants and New York Jets Team Up to Make New Meadowlands Stadium a Beacon of “Green”  [Press Release]. June 01, 2009. EPA and the New Meadowlands Stadium Company, the stadium’s principal owner, signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines plans to incorporate environmentally-friendly materials and practices into the construction and operation of New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.

Other Green Sports News

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Christina Weiss Lurie to be Honored at Green Sports Gala [Press Release]. July 15,2013. The Green Sports Alliance will present Christina Weiss Lurie, an owner of the Philadelphia Eagles, its Environmental Leadership Award at the organization’s Green Sports Gala.

Philly sports aim to hit waste out of the park [Article]. July 19,2013. Field managers, team and venue operations managers, owners, leagues and teams are working together to lessen their environmental impact.

NHL pledges 1,600 trees to The Nature Conservancy [Web page]. May 29, 2013. NHL Green pledged to donate 50 trees to The Nature Conservancy’s Plant a Billion Trees campaign for every hat trick scored throughout the regular season.

Play Green: How Big League Sports is Leading the Environmental Charge [Article]. March 11, 2013. Over the past few years the sports industry has embraced increasingly visible and influential positions supporting sustainability and environmental protection.

'Greenest' Super Bowl Offsets 3.8m Pounds CO2 [Article]. February 06, 2013. As part of what it calls the "greenest" Super Bowl in the game’s history, the New Orleans Host Committee says it will donate carbon credits to offset some 3.8 million pounds of CO2 emissions, among other sustainability initiatives.

Game Changer: New Report Spotlights Pro Sports’ Sustainability Leaders [Press Release]. September 05, 2012.