In-depth: The new, environmentally sustainable Bentley Arena at Bentley University has received LEED platinum certification, an honor which highlights the university’s “continued rise as an innovative, nationally-recognized business university,” the school claims. The article also includes the arena’s sustainable elements, partners, and a look at other sustainable stadiums.
The 2018 Super Bowl debuted a collaborative effort called Rush2Recycle that targeted zero waste at US Bank Stadium in Minnesota. NFL, PepsiCo, Aramark, US Bank Stadium, and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority hoped to recover at least 90% of the waste generated on gameday. Now the results are in, and … Read more »
The New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles face off Sunday at the LEED Gold-certified US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis for Super Bowl LII. But how do the teams’ home stadiums stack up environmentally? Let’s find out. Gillette Stadium Home of the New England Patriots, Gillette Stadium began welcoming fans … Read more »
The Philadelphia Eagles will soon have a new way to dispose of food waste with the installation of a food waste digester and data analytics platform at the team’s Lincoln Financial Field. The team installed a waste digester at its practice facility in September, 2016, and since then it has … Read more »
Professional sports franchises that face challenges when it comes to making their venues more sustainable are getting some help from researchers at Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. A large part of the challenge in reducing a venue’s environmental impact is convincing fans to act in environmentally responsible ways, and … Read more »