Green Sports News and Events
Super Bowl XLIX Building a "Green" Legacy in Arizona (PDF) (2 pp, 76 K, About PDF) Exit, January 10, 17 and 24, 2015
LED Lighting Makes Pro, Trains For Super Bowl Debut Exit This year’s Super Bowl will the first played under energy-sipping LED lights.
Linda Mariner, Manager of the Sustainability Programs Unit for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality commented that the ADEQ P2 Program is happy that the University of Phoenix Stadium already has many greening practices in place to reduce the impact that almost a million visitors may have on their unique desert environment during the Super Bowl festivities.
The XLIX Super Bowl is Sunday, February 1. Be sure to read the eco-tips from the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) for how to green your Super Bowl party. (September 16, 2014 entry). Exit
Collegiate Sports Sustainability Summit 2014, June 25 - 27, 2014.
Green Sports Alliance Summit Exit, July 21 - 23, 2014.
Green Sports Alliance
- 2012 Program (PDF).(6 pp, 223 K, About PDF)
- 2011 Program (PDF).(2 pp, 1M, About PDF)
- Green Sports Alliance YouTube page Exit includes highlights and recaps of past summits.
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.
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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.