|Submission Date||March 4, 2022|
Loyola Marymount University
IN-16: Green Athletics
|0.25 / 0.50||
Does the institution’s green athletics program include the following?:
|Yes or No|
|Zero waste and/or carbon neutral athletic events||Yes|
|A stadium or arena certified under a green building rating system||No|
|A sustainable food and beverage purchasing program that includes athletic event vendors and concessions||Yes|
|A program to minimize the sustainability impacts of turf management (e.g., by installing low input turfgrass or environmentally preferable artificial turf)||Yes|
|A program to support more sustainable transportation options for athletic events||Yes|
|Community engagement efforts, e.g. to educate students and fans/supporters about the institution’s sustainability initiatives||Yes|
|An athletic team certification program||No|
A brief description of the institution’s green athletics program:
Part of green sports alliance. Execute 2 or more green games a year integrating into all operations.
Do epa game day challenge. target zero waste at green games and others. have recycling, trash collection, and added compost select games this year. Also during special green games had no single use non recyclable plastics, no straws, lids, or throw away cups, only reusable or recyclable. Green Basketball game energy will also be offset. The basketball arena features solar on the roof that produces 355,706 kwh per year, at 25,000 square feet, and 1,209 panels.
At green games we removed single use plastics, part of dining and sodexo dining policy across campus to provide healthier, sustainable meals, vegan options, and use eco friendly purchasing. Also has fairtrade coffee etc. https://lmudining.sodexomyway.com/explore/sustainability
Massive outreach during green games, announcements, sustainable partners with table information, promotions, giveaways, team wears green clothing, 1/2 time games, sustainable guests making announcements, crowd interaction, signage, video announcement from star athletes. Encourage green transit, carpool, bike racks, promote options. Signage and announcements about schools green features.
turf, and grounds..
We use natural organic fertilizers on both our Grounds and Athletic Fields. We also use soil surfactants and wetting agents on our Athletic Fields for more efficient irrigation usage.
Website URL where information about the green athletics program is available:
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