With the UEFA EURO 2016 well underway, I always think of the environmental impact of said events.
So I did some looking into it on the internet (AP Stylebook now says lowercase for internet, I believe. Just because I’m an editing nerd. LOL).
Here’s the official report/study: http://www.uefa.com/MultimediaFiles/Download/uefaorg/General/02/26/41/78/2264178_DOWNLOAD.pdf. (An additional, yet brief, article: http://www.sportanddev.org/?14162/1/Social-responsibility-and-sustainability-at-EURO-2016)
Blog post from the British Gas webpage: http://www.britishgas.co.uk/business/blog/uefas-eco-footprint/
Short page of specs re: the Stade de Nice: http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuro/hosts/france/city=2344/stadium/index.html
Whee! An eco-calculator: https://en-ecocalculator.uefa.com/
UEFA Euro 2016 has an eye on hotels and sustainability: http://www.uefa.org/social-responsibility/news/newsid=2374274.html
Another article from Business Green: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/feature/2461926/five-ways-euro-2016-is-trying-to-be-the-greenest-football-tournament-ever
Okay, Switzerland vs. Poland match almost over…onto Wales v. Northern Ireland. Off to watch and write!
Share up other sources/links below about eco-friendly initiatives of UEFA EURO 2016!