NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was the "greenest" game in Super Bowl history. The New Orleans Host Committee's (NOHC) Environmental Committee worked tirelessly for more than two years to implement a variety of environmental initiatives designed to "green" the game, the fans and the community of New Orleans.
"The New Orleans Super Bowl Host Committee Environmental Committee is dedicated to the integration of environmental ethics into all major events surrounding the Super Bowl, while minimizing its carbon footprint," said NOHC Environmental Committee Chair Patty Riddlebarger, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility, Entergy Corporation. "We are thankful for our community partners who embraced our committee's vision to make a "greener" game, fans and community a reality."
Initiatives surrounding "greening" the Super Bowl game itself focus specifically on the venues and include:
Initiatives surrounding "greening" the fans attending the big game include:
Initiatives surrounding "greening" the community of New Orleans include:
The NOHC Environmental Committee members include representatives from America's Wetland, Entergy Corporation, Hike for KaTreena, Green Light New Orleans, Make It Right, Repurposing NOLA, Second Harvest Food Bank, and The Shaw Group.
For more information about the "greener" Super Bowl initiatives, please visit http://www.neworleanssuperbowl.com/environmental/index.php.
SOURCE New Orleans Host Committee