Final event NCAA bottle plan as LG Partners 2015 MEN’S FINAL FOUR.

Introduction to Final event NCAA bottle

So the Final Four event from the NCAA has a bottle recycling plan. This is as LG Partners 2015 MEN’S FINAL FOUR event for bottle recycling.

First of all, the energy efficiency of the United States’ transportation infrastructure has been a top priority for the country’s leaders. Especially in the last few decades. But one area that still needs improvement is how efficiently the nation recycles. It is expected that by 2020, 80% of the 50 billion bottles consumed each year will find their way to recycling centers. A significant part of this is due to the fact that most states only recycle plastic bottles and not glass bottles. If a state starts to recycle both plastic and glass bottles good. For then it will not just be helping its citizens but also the environment as well. Glass recycling is particularly important. Especially because it can help with the abundance of pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from landfills.

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Men’s Final Event NCAA Recycle Bottle Plan in Green

That’s why the Final Four event with the NCAA bottle campaign and Indiana Host Committee are on a mission.  For they are intent on making the 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four in Indianapolis “greener” by decreasing the event’s environmental impact.

In cooperation with Official NCAA Corporate Partner LG Electronics USA. For it’s also a free Electronics Recycling Event. It is also planned for March 28 at Lucas Oil Stadium. From 10 a.m. through 3 p.m. In addition, also Saturday in the stadium’s South Lot. For individuals are encouraged to bring unwanted electronic devices to be recycled.

Itens for Final event NCAA recycle Plan (besides the bottle)

Items that will be accepted include:

  1. computer components (hard drives, monitors, scanners and keyboards)
  2. home electronics (TVs, radios, CD and DVD players, etc.)
  3. small home and office appliances (copiers, fax machines, microwaves
  4. Toasters
  5. Printers
  6. dehumidifiers
  7. gaming equipment
  8. consoles
  9. batteries, etc
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The following items will not be accepted:

  1. anything that includes manifested hazardous, radioactive and biohazardous waste
  2. devices that contain mercury
  3. large appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, and dishwashers
  4. as well as light bulbs.

While helping to make the Men’s Final Four event with the NCAA go bottle green. Especially through this e-waste event. Therefore, LG encourages consumers. Especially to replace outdated electronics with ENERGY STAR certified TVs. In addition to computer monitors. Those which will also help save energy. Moreover and fight climate change.

In addition, college basketball fans are invited to check out the “LG Training Facility. That’s at the NCAA Final Four Fan Fest. It’s also presented by Capital One. Therefore, to learn more about LG ENERGY STAR certified TVs and appliances. I mean to take the ENERGY STAR Pledge go to Energy Star website.

Recycling and Sustainability

The NCAA and Indiana Host Committee have incorporated all of the Indiana sustainability impact areas. That’s directly into the Final Four. I mean as well as other related events. It’s because they are planning a wide range of activities and also actions. All designed to engage residents. Also businesses and visitors. Especially to help make a more sustainable Indiana.

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Outdoor recycle bins. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.com

Some of the projects include:

TREE PLANTING:

The NCAA and also Keep Indy Beautiful partnered. That’s to plant 26 trees at seven higher education and neighborhood community facilities. Moreover and all in the greater Indianapolis area. That’s to commemorate the seventh time that Indianapolis has hosted the Men’s Final Four.

BUDDY BENCH PROGRAM:

Plastic bottle caps are being collected. Most surprisingly by 10 schools and several other local organizations. All which will be recycled into benches. Those that will also be placed at these schools. The benches furthermore help discourage bullying and encourage inclusion.

ZERO VARIANCE:

Final Four volunteers will donate a piece of clothing to Goodwill Industries in exchange for their volunteer uniform.

FOOD REPURPOSING:

Venues hosting Final Four festivities will donate all unused food to Second Helpings, which will then repurpose the food and distribute to people in need.

PEDAL & PARK AND PACERS BIKESHARE:

The use of bicycles will be encouraged. Especially by providing free bike parking for privately owned bicycles. Thereby distributing free Pacers Bikeshare passes to volunteers and event organizers. More importantly by enhancing the existing bike share capabilities.

REPURPOSED BAGS:

All banner material from venues involved in Final Four events will be repurposed into reusable tote bags which will be given to the volunteers as a Thank You gift.

CHARGING STATIONS:

Cell phone charging stations will be located throughout Lucas Oil Stadium.

GREEN TEAM WATER BOTTLES:

All volunteers who pledge to behave more environmentally conscious will be provided a reusable water bottle to reduce the amount of plastic in landfills.

RECYCLING:

All Final Four venues will provide receptacles and encourage recycling.
The 2015 NCAA Men’s Final Four Weekend includes fan events surrounding the national semi-finals and championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium. It’s located in downtown Indianapolis. Information is available at NCAA.com/FinalFour as well as @FinalFour on both Twitter and Facebook.com/FinalFourIndy.

These events include:

​Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One at the Indiana Convention Center Friday, April 3 through Monday, April 6

NCAA March Madness Music Festival at White River State Park, a three-day event including the AT&T Block Party

For March Madness® fans enjoying the Final Four® games from home, LG encourages fans to visit www.LGGameDayHub.com for a variety of NCAA-related content and interactive fan experiences including trivia, games, a sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Final Four among other great LG prizes. #LGGameDay

INDIANAPOLIS, March 19, 2015 –

One Response

  1. The bottom line is that when hosting such a large event, it could negatively impact the environment. By instituting a program that raises awareness of environmental topics such as recycling, it inspires consumers to take action on a regular basis. I find that one of the best strategies to inspire change is to lead by example.

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