Gallery: San Francisco America’s Cup to be a Spectacular Zero-Waste Yac...


Organizers of America’s Cup expect at least five million people to turn out for this year’s spectacular yacht race in San Francisco, which is slated to be a zero-waste affair. In a mammoth undertaking, spectators of the June and September events will be unable to obtain disposable bottles of water, non-compostable picnic utensils, or plastic bags at the race. The event organizer’s admirable ‘Sustainability Plan’ falls right in line with new green policies implemented by the San Francisco Port Authority, who also mandate that there be no “intentional release of balloons.”

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  1. Green Joy February 25, 2012 at 4:34 am

    Good deal! It’s a lot more effective by showing sustainability and environmental consciousness in practice, rather than in a dry classroom just talking about it. What’s more, can you think of a better platform than a sporting event? Right now, for the life of me, I can’t think of one. Cheers guys, great deal!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz

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