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
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.
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
"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,
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,
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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