Search LAND sds

Abu Dhabi Africa Airports alternative energy Analytics Architecture ARPA-E Audits Benchmarking Big Data BIO Biodiesel Biofuels Brownfield Reclamation Business Business Intelligence Carbon Emissions Carbon Footprint Carbon Management Centric Energy Efficiency Solution China Cities Clean Coal Clean Energy Clean Energy Automotive Clean Energy Education Clean Energy Experts Clean Energy Funding Clean Energy Innovation Clean Energy Investment Clean Energy Patents Clean Energy Projects Clean Energy Standard (CES) clean Energy Vehicle Clean Green Energy Clean Tech Climate Change Climate Control CLOUD COMPUTING CO2 CO2 Emissions Reductions Coal COAL Debate Commissioning Community Gardens Community Power Company Message Construction Content Management Content Marketing Corporate Corporate Responsibility Corporate Sustainability Reporting-CSRs Crude Prices on the Rise Curation of Energy & Sustainable Data DARPA Data Development DOE Dr. Tyra Oldham Dr. Tyra Oldham Quote Dubai Economic Development Ecosystem Education EFFICIENCY Efficient Building Electric Vehicles Emissions Increase Enabled Sustainable Synthesis ENERGY energy Assessment Energy Audit Energy Efficiency Energy Efficient Energy Efficient Cars Energy Integration Energy Leader Energy Management Energy News Energy Secretary Steven Chu ENERGY STAR Energy Views Environment Environmental Consulting Environmental Intelligence Environmental Reporting EPA EU Extrusive Sustainability ezone Facebook Facilities Farm Grants for Energy Efficiency Feasibility Studies Federal Government Federal Grants Federal Incentives Five Es Fossil Fuels Fukushima Gas Price Effect Gas Prices General Contractor Geo Thermal Geothermal Global Energy Projects Global Sustainability Global Warming Global Wind Conference Google Google Energy Government GREEN Green Briefing Solutions Green Building Council Green Buildings Green Business Green Business Applications Green Businesses Green CEO Green Consultant Green Consulting Green Data Centers Green Development Green Energy Green Envelope Green House Gas Emissions Green Information Green Integrator Model Green Intel Green Intelligence GREEN IT Green Jobs Green Lease Green Manufacturing GREEN NEWS Green Products Green Projects Green Regulations Green Roofs Green sector Green Space Green Technologies green Technology Green Thinking Greenarama Greenbuild Greenbuildings Greenhouse gas emissions Greenhouse Gases Greenspace HCDC Hong Kong Hospitality and Green Hospitality and LEED Hotels Hydropower International Patents Investing in Green Investments In Energy IV and V IV&V Just-In-Time Kaizen Knowledge Management LAND sds LAND sds Analytics LAND sds Centric Energy Efficiency LAND sds Enabled Sustainable Synthesis LAND sds Energy Efficiency LAND sds Energy Efficient Company LAND sds Energy Tip LAND sds Green Briefings LAND sds Green Consultants LAND sds Green Energy Company LAND sds Green Intelligence LAND sds Green Put LAND sds Green Puts LAND sds Honor Those LAND sds Management & Strategy LAND sds Message LAND sds News LAND sds Next Generation Construction LAND sds Provides Green Briefings LAND sds Renewable Energy LAND sds Reporting LAND sds Retail Energy Efficiency Model LAND sds Sustainable Consultancy LAND sds Sustainable Green Energy Strategy Consultants LAND sds SUSTAINABLE NEWS SPOT Landfill Reduction Landfill To Green Power LANDSDS LANDsds Curates Energy & Sustainable Data LANDsds Enabled Sustainable Synthesis LANDsds YoutUbe Lean LED Lighting LEED LEED Standards Life Cycle Lighting LinkedIn Manfacturing Manufacturing Measurement Messer Military Multidisciplinary Thinking Expert Municipalities National Sustainability Coaltion Natural Gas Natural Resource Defense Council Need for Energy Efficient Vehicles Need Greener CEO's Net Zero Net Zero Facilities NEWS Next Generation Construction Nuclear OEMs Oil & Gas ORGANIC Photovoltaics Podcast POLITICS POLITICS on CLEAN ENERGY Power Integration Power Offset Power Plants Project Development Project Management Projects Quote by Dr. Tyra Oldham Real Estate Recycle Redevelopment Reduction in Carbon Emissions Renewable Energy Reporting Research Resource Optimization Resources Retail Energy Efficiency Retrofit Retrofit Commissioning ROI Rural Schools Security Selling Sustainable Shale Six Sigma Small Business Small Business SBE WBE MBE Smart Grid Social Media Socially Responsible Socially Responsible Company Solar Investment Solar Power Solar Power Technology Supplier Integration Supply Chain Sustainability Sustainability EQ Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry Sustainability Planning Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Business Sustainable Business Plan Sustainable Cities Sustainable City Planning Sustainable Company Sustainable Construction Sustainable Corporate Reporting Sustainable Development Sustainable Engineering SUSTAINABLE IT Sustainable Leadership Sustainable Literature Sustainable Marketing Sustainable Organizational Development Sustainable Planning Sustainable Retrun on Investment SROI Sustainable Solutions Sustainable Solutions Education Sustainable Synthesis Sustainable Urban Planning Technical Papers Technology Think Sustainably Training Tumblr Twitter Tyra Oldham Sustainable Sherpa U.S. U.S. Clean Energy U.S. Clean Energy Budget U.S. Market U.S. Tax Breaks U.S. Tax Credits Utility Vegetation Waste Wastewater Water Weather Weather Impact White Paper WIND WIND ENERGY Wind Farm Energy World World Energy World Markets World News World Tragedy Written by Dr. Tyra Oldham Youth on Green
« Africa Growing in Renewable Energy | Main | Consumers Flock to Green Expo »

New York Mets Score Homerun in Sustainability


Adding solar panels to a stadium is a great step in improving sustainability but shouldn’t end there.  Thankfully, many of the country’s top sports teams are committed to staying the course when it comes to eliminating often criticized wasteful practices.  A recent article, “No Longer Green Monsters, Ballparks Take Steps to Protect Environment”, on North, explains how changes can be seen in ballparks across the country – changes that go far beyond what the public sees.

One shining stars of sustainable changes are the NY Mets.  The article explains their transformation:

“When the Mets play at Citi Field, they are surrounded by a stadium made from more than 12,000 tons of recycled structural steel. They catch fly balls beneath field lighting that uses about 50 percent less energy than did their old home at Shea Stadium. And the fans tramp over and around concrete made from more than 2 million pounds of coal ash and other byproducts from coal-fired power plants.”

The changes go deeper than just the stadium.  The stadium uses waterless toilets, recycles trash and turns cooking oil into biofuel.  Every step of the construction of the stadium had clean or green energy in mind, took sustainability into account and used less or the most sustainable materials possible.  This type of corporate sustainability is exactly what green proponents such as Dr. Tyra Oldham with LAND sds ( cheer on enthusiastically.  Dr. Oldham helps her clients analyze current practices and find ways to make processes more green and sustainable.  With a passion for green consulting Dr. Oldham can help any business reach sustainability levels as impressive as the NY Mets.

Catherine Lamsfuss, May 3, 2012

PrintView Printer Friendly Version

EmailEmail Article to Friend

Reader Comments (2)

It's great the stadiums are moving towards green energy. Particularly since they have the money to invest, it is important that they lead the way towards cleaner energy. However, it is an important move for everyone to consider. When I was researching the topic, I got an amazing lead on They have great information on the costs and savings before and after tax incentives and credits and utility rebates. These tax breaks alone can make it easier for you to afford a system. They have great information on green energy new york that can help you come up with a real strategy. They'll help you see which is the best solution for you and help you navigate the switch. I knew the initial cost of my solar system and the expected lifetime savings. It made the decision quick and easy. You should take a look.

May 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGabby Andrews

We should have a better understanding of the current market conditions for the lighting industry and why <p>Energy Efficient Lighting</p> is so important to cutting costs and saving energy.”

PostPost a New Comment

Enter your information below to add a new comment.

My response is on my own website »
Author Email (optional):
Author URL (optional):
Some HTML allowed: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <code> <em> <i> <strike> <strong>