August 27, 2019

US Open Celebrates 12th Year of Sustainability Program

The USTA celebrates the 12th year of its US Open sustainability initiative, continuing the tournament’s decade-plus commitment to reducing the environmental impact of the US Open, marked this year by a focus on global climate action and increased sponsor and partner participation. (Full story …)

October 16, 2018

Wilson, RecycleBalls Team Up to Recycle 20M Tennis Balls in 3 Years

Wilson Sporting Goods Co., and RecycleBalls announced today they are partnering to collect, recycle, and repurpose tennis balls across the United States. RecycleBalls is a non-profit organization founded in 2014, with the goal of collecting and recycling the 125 million tennis balls that end up in US landfills each year and then converting these tennis balls into innovative and sustainable products. The Wilson/RecycleBalls partnership aims to recycle 20 million tennis balls in the U.S. over the next three years. (Full story …)

August 30, 2012

Viridian supplies carbon offsets for US Open

Initiative Offsets 2.2 Million Miles of Air and Land Travel (Full story …)

August 28, 2012

US Open green initiative in 5th year

FLUSHING, N.Y. — The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today that it is marking the fifth year of its environmental initiatives at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the US Open, which annually attracts more than... (Full story …)

August 30, 2011

USTA expands green initiatives

Service Ware in the US Open Food Village to be 100 Percent Compostable. USTA will conduct a Consumer Waste Recycling Program to Recycle Plastics and Cans. Hybrid Vehicles Make Up 60 Percent of Transportation Fleet. (Full story …)

June 27, 2011

NGI Going Green with Yellowstone

At Yellowstone National Park, another sight that’s as predictable as the park’s famous Old Faithful Geyser are recycling bins stuffed with food wrappers, plastic bottles, and other items generated by the park’s three and a half million annual visitors. In... (Full story …)

December 18, 2010

NGI SPORTS Announces Eco Friendly Celceram

NGI SPORTS announces the use of Celceram™ with BIOBALANCE™ polymers in our Nova’Pro Tennis and TitanTrax Shield products. This exciting green technology compliments the existing soybean-based technology utilized in production of our sports surfacing systems. Celceram™ is a highly-refined recovered... (Full story …)

April 14, 2010

Small Business Owner Fights Global Warming

Federal Recovery Act/State Program Make Solar Panel Field Possible (Full story …)

August 28, 2009

Venus Williams Designs Limited Edition US Open 'Green' Tee

T-Shirt to Be Sold at the 2009 US Open and on (Full story …)

Baldwin Joins King as USTA Expands its Green Initiatives

Venus Williams Designs 100% Organic T-Shirt Natural Resources Defense Council Partners As Strategic Advisor On All Initiatives (Full story …)


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