17 Nov '11, 10am

Go, fight ... green? Can sports teams save the planet?

Go, fight ... green? Can sports teams save the planet?

Photo: Iscan When the 2011 Major League Baseball season got underway last April, teams rolled out the usual promotions for fanatical fans: giant foam fingers, T-shirt giveaways, beer in unbreakable, aluminum bottles. The Seattle Mariners took a slightly different tack. At two separate Monday night home games, 5,000 fans were given bags of gardening soil, composted down from roughly 900,000 pounds of soggy napkins and half-eaten hot dogs collected at the stadium the season before. The Mariners, along with roughly 50 other sports teams in baseball, the NBA, NHL, NFL, NCAA, and several other professional leagues, are members of the Green Sports Alliance , a nonprofit organization formed in March. The alliance was created to encourage sports companies to clean up their acts -- and to "use the nonpartisan status of professional sports to advance the environmental message," said...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/energy-efficiency/2011-11-16-go-figh...

Tweets

Green IT certification to help companies go green

channelnewsasia.com 17 Nov '11, 2pm

SINGAPORE: With rising energy costs, some industry watchers estimate that energy costs could account for up to 50 per cent...

8 animals helping humans save the planet

8 animals helping humans save the planet

mnn.com 18 Nov '11, 3pm

We humans may have created most of the environmental problems plaguing the planet, but that doesn’t mean we have to fix th...

How to Conserve Water - Tips and Tricks. Save M...

sustainlane.com 15 Nov '11, 8pm

I bet you have heard it many times - save water... save the planet....But do we really do it? Well, this time I am determi...

For other ideas on “going green” visit one of the following websites:

For other ideas on “going green” visit one of t...

energybuilder.com 20 Nov '11, 2am

50 B. E. S. T. Green Things to Do Now Select from this list those measures you find to be most affordable, and you can get...

Seven quirky exercises to get you fit

Seven quirky exercises to get you fit

timeoutsingapore.com 16 Nov '11, 7am

published on Nov 10 2011 - 10:15 Disco Aerobics This retro-inspired class is an energetic workout that celebrates disco fe...

@gppleee or we can go this!!!!!!

@gppleee or we can go this!!!!!!

emint.com 19 Nov '11, 4am

Welcome to Mint (Moment of Imagination and Nostalgia with Toys) Museum of Toys. At Mint museum, we showcase a world class ...

Green Job Types and How Much They Pay: via @1bog

1bog.org 17 Nov '11, 12am

"Not only is the 1BOG model a brilliant one... everything I needed to know was clearly explained" — Susan, San Francisco "...

blogged.

blogged.

nicolekiss.blogspot.com 17 Nov '11, 5am

I don't know which is more worrying. The fact that herpes is that common, or the fact that herpes isn't that big of a deal...

US EPA announces awards for university student ...

epa.gov 19 Nov '11, 3pm

2011/2012 P3 Grant Recipients - Phase 1: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Pros...

#singapore Go, Taiwan!: Another Asian country is scoring high with its skincare – gentle, effec... #shopping #sales

#singapore Go, Taiwan!: Another Asian country i...

shopping.insing.com 17 Nov '11, 7am

But now, another Asian country is coming on strong in the beauty industry, too. Say hello to Taiwan – the home of popular ...

Go like mine so I can win 500 dollars.(: K than...

coach.com 24 Nov '11, 5pm

© 2011 Coach, Inc. COACH, Coach Signature C Design, Coach Op Art Design, Coach & Tag Design, Coach & Lozenge Design, Coach...

Tips for recycling sports gear

mnn.com 16 Nov '11, 10pm

For safety reasons, climbing rope that’s past its useful life should never be reused for any critical purpose. Check with ...

Animal Planet Getting Even Cozier With Sea Shepherd?

Animal Planet Getting Even Cozier With Sea Shep...

ecorazzi.com 16 Nov '11, 8pm

According to recent bit of news from Captain Paul Watson , founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society , it looks lik...

The Green Building Tools Cities Can Use to Cut Water Pollution

The Green Building Tools Cities Can Use to Cut ...

greenbiz.com 17 Nov '11, 12pm

I live in California, and about the time each fall when we turn our clocks back to standard time many of us are hunting ar...

Go @missManguette!! @Luciavanderpost and @finan...

howtospendit.com 20 Nov '11, 9am

Welcome to howtospendit.com, the Financial Times' new luxury lifestyle website. For 15 years, How to Spend It, the FT’s mu...