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The Green Life: Green Your Football Season: Cheer 'Em On

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September 28, 2010

Green Your Football Season: Cheer 'Em On

IStock_000002043537XSmallWhether you're rooting for a team in the NFL or the NCAA, it's possible to enjoy the games a bit less wastefully. This week's tips are about how to do just that.

Tip #2: Get Inside the Huddle

Some NFL teams have are already doing great things: The Green Bay Packers' home games are brought to life by the NatureWise Renewable Energy Program, the Indianapolis Colts set up a recycling partnership with Budweiser, and the Philadelphia Eagles have their own forest. Some teams, however, aren't scoring any green touchdowns. Keeping in mind that with millions of fans, each organization has the potential to set a significant example, start throwing a few elbows: Contact the team's PR people to tell them your thoughts, or start a social-media campaign to get the ball rolling.

Tell us: How do you encourage your team to go green?

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