Where To Start > Master List of Resources

High-Level Sports Greening Resources:

NRDC Sports Project
NRDC: Collegiate Game Changers Report
NRDC: Professional Sports Game Changer Report
NRDC: Green Sports News Feed
Green Sports Alliance: Resource Center
Green Sports Alliance: News Feed
Green Sports Alliance: Operations Roadmap
U.S. EPA: Green Sports for Colleges and Universities
Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center: Greening Sports Directory
NIRSA: Commission for Sustainable Communities
AASHE: AASHE Resources Center
Ivy Green Initiative: Sports Greening Resources
Big Ten & Friend Environmental Stewardship Group:Resources
Yale University: Yale Green Team Certification
MacKenzie-Mohr: Community Based Social Marketing

Waste Resources:

NRDC: Recycling
NRDC: Guide to Composting at Sports Venues
Green Sports Alliance: E-Waste Collection Playbook
U.S. EPA: Stadium Recycling: How to get started
Game Day Challenge: Game Day Recycling Challenge
College & University Recycling Coalition: College Game Day Recycling Resources
RecycleMania: RecycleMania Promotional Resources
U.S. EPA: Sustainable Materials Management
U.S. EPA: Recycling at Penn State’s Beaver Stadium: Case Study
U.S. EPA: Food Recovery Challenge
U.S. EPA:WasteWise
U.S. EPA: Stadium and Arena Operations Managers Who Have Programs That Work
U.S. EPA: Questions to Ask Recyclers/Haulers
Rock & Wrap It Up!: Sports Wrap! Food Donation
NAPCOR: Venue and Event Recycling in the U.S.A.
Game Day Challenge: Game Day Recycling Challenge Success Stories
University of Pennsylvania: Sample Waste Posters
Cal Recycle: Master Resource Page
University of Nebraska: Athletics Recycling Signage
Cedar Grove: Commercially Accepted Compostable Items

Energy Resources:

NRDC: Energy
BEF/NRDC/Green Sports Alliance: Solar Electric Guide for Your Stadium or Arena
U.S. EPA: Energy Star
U.S. EPA: Green Power Partnership
U.S. EPA: 2013-2014 College and University Green Power Challenge
University of Pennsylvania: Power Down Challenge Info
Green Big Ten: 10 Energy Tips Posters

Water Resources:

NRDC: Water
U.S. EPA: WaterSense
Green Sports Alliance: WaterSense At Work Summary
U.S. EPA: Campus RainWorks Challenge
Yale University: Golf Course

Green Building Resources:

NRDC: Building Green
Green Sports Alliance/USGBC: Green Apple Toolkit
USGBC: LEED Project Tools
International Organization for Standardization: ISO 14000 – Environmental management
University of Washington: Sustainability Scorecard
State of Minnesota: Sustainable Building and Energy Performance Guidelines

Transportation Resources:

NRDC: Transportation
Sustainable America: Anti-idling information, printable posters and tool kits
AASHE: Resources on Sustainable Campus Transportation
The University of Vermont: Certification for Sustainability Transportation

Green Purchasing Resources:

Responsible Purchasing Network
Bioproducts Institute: BPI Approved Foodservice Items
Rutgers University: Rutgers Green Purchasing
Rutgers University: Green Purchasing Request For Proposal Language
EPA: Environmentally Preferred Purchasing
University of Delaware: Sustainable Purchasing Guidelines
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency: Environmentally Preferred Purchasing
EPEAT: Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool
National Association of Counties: Green Purchasing Toolkit

Online Case Studies:

NRDC: Collegiate Game Changers Report
NRDC: 2011 NCAA Final Four Sustainability Initiatives
NRDC: Professional Sports Game Changer Report
NRDC: Green Sports News Feed
Green Sports Alliance: Green Sports Featured Stories
NCAA: 2013 NCAA® Men’s Final Four: Sustainability Impact Report
Davidson University: The Next Play  
AASHE: Advancing Sustainability through NCAA Rivalry & Athletics
AASHE: UO vs OSU Energy Civil War
U.S. EPA: Sustainability Report 2010 Men’s Final Four Basketball Tournament
NatureWorks: Sports Venue Case Studies
U.S. EPA: HP Pavilion at San Jose/Shark Tank: An Arena Recycling Success
Game Day Challenge: Game Day Recycling Challenge Success Stories
Ivy Green Initiative: Greening Ivy League Championships
The Solutions Journal: The Environmental Awakening in Sport
AASHE: STARS Annual Review CU-Boulder Case Study, page 15
HEASC-NIRSA-AASHE: Campus Recreation: Bold Partners in Sustainability

Collegiate Sports Greening Programs:

CU-Boulder: CU’s Ralphie’s Green Stampede
University of Nebraska: Nebraska Athletics Greening Report (PPT)
Yale University: Bulldog Sustainability
University of North Texas News: Nation’s first LEED Platinum designation for collegiate stadium goes to UNT’s Apogee Stadium
University of Florida: Florida Gators Sustainability
University of Michigan: A Sustainable Future
University of Pennsylvania: Athletics Eco-Reps Program
The Chronicle: Duke Athletics upholding pledge of sustainability
Duke Energy: Davidson College Case Study
Indiana University Office of Sustainability: One Team, One Campus, One Planet: Connecting Athletics and Sustainability
University of Michigan: Athletics Sustainability
University of Washington: Go Purple. Be Gold & Green Husky Green Team
Columbia University: EcoLions
Bowdoin College: Bowdoin Green Athletics
Columbia University: Columbia Eco Lions
Middlebury College: Greener Athletics
North Carolina State: Wolfpack Athletics Training For A Sustainable Future
Indiana University: Greening Cream & Crimson
University of Georgia: Sustainable Athletics