This week marks the third annual National Basketball Association’s Green Week. The NBA team is working to promote environmental awareness and funding, and become a more eco-conscious organization.
“The environmental work championed by the NBA has influenced all sports leagues in the United States in a meaningful and public way,” said Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Senior Scientist Allen Hershkowitz. “We all recognize the cultural significance of the NBA, and I applaud the league’s use of its influence to promote clean air, clean water and a healthy climate.”
Some of the NBA’s initiatives for green week include: