Green Super Bowl Huddle: A Roundup of Green Super Bowl Information and Ideas

I am so excited the Patriots are in Super Bowl XLVI.  I am also very excited to see all of the green things being done by the NFL and football fans around the country.  I hope this is a sign of a shift into action for the American people.  In order to share all of the great green things happening and green tips for partying, I’ve brought together the following collection of web articles and posts about making Super Bowl XLVI Green and how to host your own Green Super Bowl Party.  Please join the Facebook Event: Green Game Plan to share ideas and raise awareness for a green for the Super Bowl.

Green Game Plan for Super Bowl XLVI
Green Lifestyle Consulting

Earlier this week, the NFL and the Indianapolis Hosts took action to make Super Bowl XLVI the greenest yet buy purchasing wind energy credits for 15 million kWh. That’s enough energy to power 25 million flat screen TVs during the game. Check out the infographic for more ideas on how much energy 15 million kWh is. Why stop there, here are three points (or the field goal) to greening your own Super Bowl Party.

5 Ways the 2012 Super Bowl is Going Green
www.ecorazzi.com

It’s that time a year again. The Super Bowl is almost upon us, which means it’s time to pick your favorite team (it’s Giants vs. Patriots), whip up some healthy snacks and watch the year’s most innovative commercials.
This year, Super Bowl XLVI (or 46, if you don’t do Roman numerals) is being hosted in Indianapolis, and the city, along with the NFL, is doing its part to make this the greenest Super Bowl ever. Here’s how:

8 Simple Tips For Hosting a Healthier Super Bowl Party
Pure Natural Diva

Superbowl… quite possibly THE party of the year in many homes across the country.  Not exactly a time most people pick to be healthier or greener for that matter, but why not?  Why not host a fabulous party that is a little of both? Use these simple tips to get  started!
As long as you serve up delicious options your guests will be delighted to have healthier choices in the mix.  We all know that everyone is going to splurge on Superbowl calories, but there are many options you can offer your guests that are both delish and healthy.

How to Host a “Green” Super Bowl
Eco Friendly Party

Here are a few simple considerations in How to Host a “Green” Super Bowl Party provided by the Super Bowl Host Committee’s 1st & Green Initiative.  
Thinking of throwing the annual Super Bowl party? Why not make this year a “green” gathering? With the help of the Super Bowl Host Committee’s 1st & Green initiative and a few tweaks to your party plans, you can throw an environmentally friendly super football celebration! Don’t be daunted by going green. Hosting a green party is simple and allows you the freedom to be creative with your ideas.

Turn Your Big Game Parties Green with Smart Planning
Greenopolis

With the Big Game just a week away, plans are already underway for millions across the country to watch the game with friends, colleagues and family. Each year, Waste Management sees an increase in waste generated following the big game. This year, whether you are rooting for New York or New England, or just watching for the ads, we’ve developed some green tips to help fans plan smarter and divert waste by purchasing better, reusing materials and recycling everything possible. It’s not difficult to turn your “Big Game” party green, and make a big difference in the process.

How to Host a “Green” Super Bowl Party
Super Bowl Host Committee

Thinking of throwing the annual Super Bowl party? Why not make this year a “green” gathering? With the help of the Super Bowl Host Committee’s 1st & Green initiative and a few tweaks to your party plans, you can throw an environmentally friendly super football celebration! Don’t be daunted by going green. Hosting a green party is simple and allows you the freedom to be creative with your ideas.

Green Up Your Super Bowl Party!
Who’s green?

It’s official! It’s the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Super Bowl. There’s no better time to start planning your Super Bowl party,  green style. Save money and the environment by greening your party, and still have a blast watching the big game. To add some eco-friendly excitement, here are some tips on how to make your Super Bowl party the best and greenest on the block.

1st and Green: Super Bowl Environmental Challenge
Green Living Ideas

Indianapolis is ground zero for the 2012 Super Bowl featuring the New England Patriots and the New York Giants and all eyes are on the host city. 1st and Green is an environmental challenge hoping to cash in on the Super Bowl excitement by motivating individuals, households and teams to live more eco-consciously while promoting the city’s green initiatives in place for the sports-themed festivities.

Green Your Super Bowl Party
Green Mountain Energy Cleaner Times

This year, Super Bowl XLVI is expanding its “greening” efforts by scoring green power from Green Mountain Energy Company!

If you’re throwing a Super Bowl party at home, you can go green too by following these eco-tips.  No matter which blue and red team you’re cheering on, you can win in green.

The flavors of football in a Lettuce Wraps : Super Bowl Health Bites
Superexhausted’s Blog

So I was thinking I need an health-ish option for Super bowl Sunday.  Something green,  Lettuce Wraps easy to pick up and eat.  Great finger food.   So I came up 2 versions Blue cheese Wedge wrap a take on the steak house salad and a Fire Cracker Chicken wrap  which is spicy, sweet and sour.  These wraps are a similar favor to wings but deconstructed in to 2 options.  They have the heat in one and the blue cheese in the other.   Football Foods grown up.   I also have to say even my 10 year old like them.



3 clever DIY Super Bowl party decorations
Eco Snobbery Sucks

The Super Bowl is a great excuse to huddle up with your crew and have a great time on a night that everyone is usually turning in early, in preparation for the upcoming work week.
You don’t have to spend tons of time or lots of money getting your home ready for a top-notch Super Bowl party…and an eco-friendly Super Bowl party at that.
Before I give a quick rundown of easy tips to make your Super Bowl party a bit greener, let’s take a look at 3 creative DIY decorations that will blow your fellow fans away.

Beer Mug of Blooms…

A Pleasant Surprise: Super Bowl XLVI Goes Green!
TreeHugger – Tom Szaky, TerraCycle‘s CEO

When I went to check out the eco-cred of the Super Bowl, I’ll admit I was pleasantly surprised.

I learned about how the NFL is partnering with Green Mountain Energy Company, the nation’s longest serving provider of clean energy, to the Super Bowl this year.

How to Host a Green Super Bowl Party
MomsRising.org

Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner! Keep toxic chemicals out of your Super Bowl bash by making a few simple tweaks to your game day plan. Don’t worry: You don’t have to lose any of those traditional (insanely delicious) football-watching-foods. Try these top 5 easy tips for greening your Super Bowl party:

Food Week Day 3: Buy Meat that is Raised Using Sustainable Farming Methods
Practically Green

Leading up to Superbowl Sunday, we’re looking forward to buffalo wing platters, chili bowls, and an alternative boeuf bourgignon along with everyone. Today’s action encourages you to be picky about the meat in those tasty recipes: Buy Meat Raised Using Sustainable Farming Methods.

Be sure to join the Facebook Event: Green Game Plan to stay up to date on and share all the green news and tips around Super Bowl XLVI.

Happy Super Bowl Greening!
Jon

Go Pats!



Comments

  1. Great stuff. My wife is actually hosting an organic food party for the the big game!

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