Tag: Sports - Page 9

  • Human-Powered Tennis Ball Launcher: Green Genius or Simply Added Work?

    June 19, 9:38 AM by Mat McDermott in Culture

    OK, fine. So I fully admit that this one is a bit lightweight in comparison to issues which I would normally write about. It's certainly not as complex as T. Boone's shenanigans.

  • Soccer Nuts Wasting Fuel with Flags

    June 10, 4:52 PM by Lloyd Alter in Cars

    It is the Euro 2008 soccer championships and this city is going nuts. Every second car on the street is festooned with little flags; perhaps they shouldn't be. Engineers are quoted in the Guardian as saying that that the flags, which are usually

  • Trends We Love: All-You-Can-Eat Ballparks

    March 24, 9:10 AM by Lloyd Alter in Green Food

    When one lives in a milieu where everyone reads Michael Pollan and shops local and healthy, it is shocking to learn that the local ballpark is introducing an all-you-can-eat section. Mmmm, all the hotdogs, peanuts, popcorn, nachos and soft drinks.

  • Point/Counterpoint: Leigh Steinberg's "Green" Super Bowl Party

    February 11, 5:17 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    For the past 22 years, sports agent Leigh Steinberg has been hosting a swanky Super Bowl party, commemorating football's big day with a VIP affair. This year, for the first time, the party incorporated a handful of green initiatives -- carbon

  • Survey: Did You Watch The Game?

    February 4, 9:09 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    Others with lots of money crank out the CO2 by flying across the country to see a

  • Most Huggable: Free Range Falacy?, Super Bowl Goes Green, Biodegradable Bubbles + More

    February 1, 7:56 PM by Team Treehugger in Culture

    A run of programms on British television has created a sudden upsurge of interest in free range chicken, but the supermarkets are still denying that there is a market for the more expensive meat.

  • ISPO SportsDesign Focuses on EcoDesign

    November 21, 8:19 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    "Ecofriendly doesn't have to mean ugly: Good design is one of the keys to bringing together ecology and the economy. This leads to products, systems, infrastructure and services that serve their purpose while requiring a minimum of resources,

  • TuftTrike: Green for The Green

    November 14, 9:06 AM by Warren McLaren in Bikes

    Yep, so you know that you can have water soluble golf balls, reused golf balls, bamboo golf clothes and even certified organic gold courses. But did you that you can now lug your clubs and irons from tee to tee aboard a human-powered vehicle. Oh yeh,

  • The End of the World As We Know It Dept.: Leaf Blower Hockey

    November 11, 1:39 PM by Lloyd Alter in Corporate Responsibility

    How did it come to this? Take the most evil fuel burning device this side of a Hummer or a gas-powered daquiri maker and outfit two teams with them, fire up the leaf blowers and blow the ball towards the goal. The "first ever leaf blower hockey game in

  • Attack of the Green Monster

    October 26, 12:44 AM by Sean Fisher in Culture

    When Sustainable Industries talks about the "green monster," they are not talking about the famous left-field wall in Boston, however they still are talking sports (although Fenway scores tons of points with us due to its longevity). Sports stadiums

  • Nulethics EcoVerse

    October 5, 5:08 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Now it's somewhat akin to 'the pot to be calling the kettle black' for me, of all people, to be pointing out spelling mistakes and typos (after all, my indiscretions in this regard are legendary), but the Nulethics' website prose is rife with

  • Philadelphia Eagles the Greenest Team in Pro Sports?

    September 26, 7:48 AM by Kenny Luna in Culture

    It may be only a coincidence that the Philadelphia Eagles wear green jerseys, but they’ve quietly become the most environmentally friendly team in the National Football League, and maybe even in all of pro sports. And that’ s due in no small part to

  • ASEC: Throwing a Better Party

    September 21, 12:50 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    While the Action Sports Retailers trade show oozed cool, the Action Sports Environmental Coalition was on a whole new level of cool. Founded by Frank Scurra, the ASEC organizes all action sports organizations and companies together around green projects.

  • Green Sports: Washington Post Get On Board

    September 18, 10:51 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    In fact they get aboard surfboards, snowboards, skateboards as well as bikes, and sports balls. On learning that green claims can give sports goods manufacturers a "marketing edge" they ponder if there is genuine environmental motivation behind

  • HippyTree

    September 12, 11:38 PM by Kristin Underwood in Style

    One of the new comers in the big-boy world of Action Sports Retailers is HippyTree. These rebel artisans turned entrepreneurs have a history of incorporating art and nature into the built environment. Their t-shirts reflect this ideal, as can be seen in

  • Rock and Ice's Sprout Awards

    September 3, 9:32 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Rock and Ice is a climber’s magazine, as its name might suggest. They recently scribed:

  • Buns of Corn: SkirtSports and Sorona

    September 3, 9:25 AM by Warren McLaren in Sustainable Fashion

    If you’ve been reading about textiles fashioned from corn or PLA (polylactic acid) you’ve probably been hearing plenty about Cargill’s NatureWorks Ingeo.* It is about to joined by a newish product, that we hinted at around a year ago, is soon to be

  • Billie Jean King Serves A GreenSlam

    August 31, 9:10 AM by Warren McLaren in Culture

    Tennis is not something you see everyday here on TreeHugger. Okay, so we've had recycled tennis balls used for sound proofing in schools, old style tennis shoes made with hemp, and tennis stars as 'ambassadors' for the Global Water Foundation