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Sustainability Circle

Sustainability Circle

 

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PARTNERS
Commerce Printing

 

Green Acres

 

Republic Services

 

Elk Grove Subaru

 

sunrun

 


PROJECTS

 

 

Green Acres Nursery & Supply

When two homegrown and local companies team up, great things happen. In 2015, Green Acres Nursery & Supply and the River Cats teamed up to create the Raley Field Gardens. While the River Cats showcase a great product on the field, the Raley Field Gardens allow Green Acres Nursery & Supply and the River Cats to provide meals provide meals to local food banks and educate our communities about the benefits of growing a healthy lifestyle.

 

 

Commerce Printing Services

When you think of printing, sustainability rarely comes to mind. Commerce Printing is working hard to change that. From their 100% vegetable based inks to the recycled paper used for "The Inside Pitch" game programs, Commerce Printing goes above and beyond. A long-time partner of the River Cats, Commerce Printing uses biofuels for their fleet and utilizes wind power energy to run their facility.

 

 

Republic Services

Entering their 6th season at Raley Field, Republic Services has taken waste removal and recycling to a whole new level. To further their stewardship of the environment and help customers reach their sustainability goals, Republic Services has implemented a food waste program designed to divert waste from landfills and reduce pollution. The food waste will be sent to an anaerobic digester where it will be turned into fertilizer and low-emission fuel for the Republic Services fleet.

 

 

Lasher's Elk Grove Subaru

 

 


PROMOTIONS

 

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BREAK A BAT, PLANT A TREE

Break a Bat, Plant a Tree is a season-long promotion and partnership with the Sacramento Region Spare The Air program. River Cats employees, fans, and partners will team up with the Sacramento Tree Foundation to plant trees in the Fall to off-set the bats broken by River Cats pitchers during the season.

To learn more, visit www.sparetheair.com.

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SCHOOL GARDEN GIVEAWAY

The River Cats and Green Acres will provide one local school with the materials, instruction, and labor for a school garden. Numerous prizes will be awarded along with "Be Healthy, Be Active" assemblies for all applicants in the Sacramento Region.

RIVER CATS ROAD RELIEF

Mission Statement: In order to improve the fan experience while maintaining our commitment to sustainable business practices, the River Cats are introducing River Cats Road Relief, an initiative that will reduce the number of cars coming to Raley Field, thus furthering our pledge to build a healthier Sacramento.

In partnership with the Sacramento Region Spare The Air, River Cats Road Relief is a group of programs which includes free Nike Valet, Tito's Trolley, and Lasher's Elk Grove Subaru Carpool. Each program is designed to reduce Raley Field's carbon footprint and improve the experience of every fan at Raley Field.


PERFORMANCE
2015

 


GREEN SPORTS ALLIANCE
Green Sports Alliance

The Green Sports Alliance is a nonprofit that leverages the cultural and market influence of sports to promote healthy, sustainable communities where we live and play.

The Alliance does so by inspiring sports leagues, teams, venues, their partners and millions of fans to embrace renewable energy, healthy food, recycling, water efficiency, species preservation,

safer chemicals and other environmentally preferable practices.

Since launching nationally in March 2011 with 6 professional teams and 5 venues, the Green Sports Alliance has grown to nearly 300 teams and venues from 20 different sports leagues and 14 countries.

Find out more at www.greensportsalliance.org and follow the conversation on Twitter at @SportsAlliance and #GreenSports.