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Albertsons stores going for ‘zero waste’

June 30th, 2011

Grocery stores deal with an incredible amount of churn — produce that spoils, cardboard boxes that need breaking down, delivery pallets coming and going, meat departments cycling the old inventory out.

Getting a grocery to achieve zero waste conjures images of work crews heaving cantaloupes into mountainous compost piles and employees working chain gang-style folding boxes into the night.

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10 ways that Super Bowl XLV will be green…and not green

January 28th, 2011

Super Bowl XLV, being played in the nearly new ginormous 80,000-seat Cowboys Stadium, which expands to a capacity of 110,000 counting standing-room spots, will be the biggest ever in terms of on-site audience.

This mega event — counting the Feb. 6 game and official hotel and related activities — will suck up enough energy to power 1,500 homes for a year, according to Just Energy.

The Toronto-based energy retailer is helping the National Football League buy green power to offset the energy that will be expended on all the hoopla and bright lights.

The NFL, which has a long history of making Super Bowls successively greener, bought offsets for last year’s match up, too. But this year’s offset purchase has grown to cover the expanding size of the event and more venues for a longer period of time, making this not just the Uber-of-All Super Bowls in terms of on-site audience, but “the greenest ever” as well, according to Just Energy.

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Super Bowl XLIV does green

February 5th, 2010

By Ashley Phillips
Green Right Now

This weekend, while fans get ready for the Saints face off against the Colts at Sun Life Stadium for Super Bowl XLIV, the NFL will be running some of its own green plays.

All leftover food from Super Bowl events will be donated to local agencies under the leadership of Daily Bread Food Bank. Over 65,000 pounds of leftover prepared food was donated after last year’s Super Bowl.SuperBowlXLIV

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