Building For The Next Generation: Venue Playbook

Building for the Next Generation is a consolidation of insights and best practices from leading practitioners, organizations and firms in the built environment. This playbook is more than how to push the boundaries of sustainable design and operations. It is a call to action to leave a lasting legacy by investing in superior design and technologies that reduce operating expenses, create partnership opportunities, enhance your brand and play a part in a healthy and prosperous future.

All Sports Are Water Sports: Water Playbook

This Play to Zero playbook will set the stage for why water matters and how venues can become driving forces for water protection and restoration. Through sharing lessons learned and practical approaches to reduction, reclamation, reuse, and replenishment; we, together, can help ensure our communities become more resilient to growing impacts from climate and other stressors.

Food Waste Diversion and Compostable Packaging Playbook

Designed to specifically address the role certified compostable food service ware and packaging can play in a sports venue for facilitating food waste diversion away from landfills to composting as well as the impact this has on greenhouse gas emissions and climate.

Ready To Play Playbook v1.2

An actionable resource guide to help your
venue design safe, healthy, and sustainable
COVID-19 re-entry plans (v1.2, 2/22/21)

Collegiate Zero Waste Playbook

This playbook highlights the case studies and best practices of zero waste programs at universities across the United States.

Ready to Play Playbook

An actionable resource guide to help your
venue design safe, healthy, and sustainable
COVID-19 re-entry plans (v1.1, 7/31/20)

Greener Cleaning Playbook

Newly updated in November 2019! This Playbook is designed to help sports facilities ‘clean like the pros’ and reduce the health and environmental threats associated with cleaning sports venues.

Fan Engagement Playbook

A playbook in collaboration with University of Colorado Boulder for developing marketing campaigns that influence fans to increase sustainability-related behaviors at home, work, and play.

Paper Use Playbook

The Paper Use Playbook is resource for professional and collegiate sports teams, leagues, and venues to improve their environmental performance related to paper use.

Playing for Our Planet: Sustainable Sports

This report focuses on environmental initiatives taking place across sport in Europe and beyond, produced by UEFA and WWF, in collaboration with the Green Sports Alliance.

Champions of Game Day Food Report

A first-of-its-kind study that documents the growing trend of influential sports industry concessionaires and iconic professional teams embracing greener food service programs.

How the Sports Industry is Saving the Environment

Presents 20 case studies of teams, venues and league events that have led the green movement in pro sports. Preface by MLB Commissioner Bud Selig.

Collegiate Game Changers: How Campus Sports is Going Green

A collection of case studies and snapshots of greening successes from across the world of intercollegiate athletics and recreation. Afterword by 4-time gold medalist and student athlete Missy Franklin.

Guide to Green Teams at Sports Venues

A roadmap to help sports teams and venues develop a successful recycling green team.

Guide to Composting at Sports Venues

This guide is designed to help venues identify cost-competitive, ecologically superior ways to manage their organic waste stream.

Watersense at Work

We’ve summarized the EPA WaterSense at Work guide to provide you with the most relevant aspects and highlights of the guide along with sports-specific better practices.