Tag: Super Bowl

The Green Buzz: Wednesday, January 29

Written by | January 29th, 2014

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Super Bowl sustainability, veggie vending machines, and the largest solar bridge ever in today’s green news.

  1. A Super Bowl first: Food scraps will be collected and composted at this year’s game!  (Mother Nature Network)
  2. Farmer’s Fridge, a vegetable vending machine company, is launching in Chicago, hoping to encourage more healthy eating by making it more convenient.  (Modern Farmer)
  3. London’s Blackfriars Bridge, which extends across the River Thames, has been covered in solar panels and will now provide up to half of the energy for London Blackfriars station, cutting its carbon emissions by 511 tons per year.  (Business Green)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, January 28

Written by | January 28th, 2013

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Well, it’s not okay for Paul McCartney…

  1. It’s the question that’s on everyone’s minds: Is it okay to eat kangaroo meat? (Grist)
  2. An unexpected green benefit of the Super Bowl: reduced electricity consumption. (Green)
  3. The heat of cities like New York and Tokyo could lead to warmer winters in Siberia and Canada. (AP, via Christian Science Monitor)
  4. Paul McCartney reflects on his life as a vegetarian. (Huffington Post Green)
  5. This 10-year-old launched his own recycling business. What have you done for the planet lately? (Treehugger)

Cool Green Morning: Monday, February 6

Written by | February 6th, 2012

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a Giants or Patriots fan, we can all appreciate a few great green news stories.

  1. Our oceans got some love in this 30-second Super Bowl ad. (Care2)
  2. Puerto Rico adds non-native iguanas to their menus. (Washington Post)
  3. The Olympics bring Britain their biggest urban park. (Guardian)
  4. We heart TreeHugger’s new Valentine’s Day green gift guide. (TreeHugger)
  5. A warming ocean actually boasts some coral reef growth. (Huffington Post)

Cool Green Morning: Wednesday, February 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2011

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Punxsutawney Phil may say winter’s over, but keep a sweater on hand for these cool green links:

  1. The NFL plans to offset the 15,000 megawatt hours of energy it’ll expend during the Super Bowl. (Treehugger)
  2. The EPA is going to limit the amount of toxic rocket fuel chemicals in your drinking water, which sounds like a good idea. (AP via Washington Post)
  3. A California woman has turned her home into a sanctuary for rare, threatened birds. (Mongabay)
  4. The Yellow Pages is making it easy to opt out of receiving the paper-heavy phone book. (Green House)
  5. Is Jon Huntsman the greenest GOP presidential hopeful? (Grist)

Professional Sports Will Never Be Green (But We Can Try)

Written by | February 5th, 2009

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Last Sunday night, after Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a knee, putting the cap on one of the more exciting Super Bowls in recent memory, an obligatory commercial flashed across my screen. t told me that, for a small fee, I too could wear the official Super Bowl Championship hat and t-shirt — just […]

Cool Green Morning: Monday, Feb. 2

Written by | February 2nd, 2009

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If you wake up and see Cool Green Morning this morning, it means at least six more months of…Cool Green Mornings. That is, if you’re interested in the best of online green delivered fresh to you every day. If not, go back in your den, please: It Feels Good to Go Crazy Once in a […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, Jan. 29

Written by | January 29th, 2009

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Green Super Bowls and carbon-neutral cell phones… what’s next? Find out in this morning’s round-up from enviro blogs. Super Bowl Goes Green: The NFL will expand its environmental program to include renewable energy and carbon offsets to help power this year’s Super Bowl. Get Out the Books: The European Commission will be holding a summer school […]

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