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Contact Pacific Southwest Waste Program

Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Stadium and Arena Operations Managers Who Have Programs That Work!

Arena Recycling Success Quick Finder
Arena Recycling HomeState, city & county recycling resources in CaliforniaQuestions to ask recyclers/haulers Stadium recycling: how to get startedStadium and arenas with programs that work!Related Links

HP Pavilion, Special Events and Sports Venue, San Jose, CA
Does post-game recyclables pick-up
Monte Chavez, Director of Building Services, (408) 977-4725

SafeCo Field, Seattle Mariners
Runs plastics recycling program, currently recycling 97% of plastics sold.
Also recycling food waste, paper products, glass, plastics, wood pallets and aluminum.
Ben Barton. Director of Engineering & Maintenance, (206) 346-4204

Comiskey Park, Chicago White Sox
Has post-game pick-up and plastic cup recycling and a fan rewards system.
Added refuse chutes to send recyclables directly to compactor.
Greg Hopwood, Manager of Park Operations, (312) 674-5516

Skydome, Toronto Blue Jays
Recycles food, aluminum, cardboard, plastics and glass in private boxes.
Stadium Manager- Greg Howson, (416) 341-3663
Jake Geleerd, Vice President of Operations, (416) 341-3663

Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, California
Recycles waste from numerous large events on the fairgrounds.
Nancy Strauss, Recycling Manager, (818) 792-4218, ext. 4298

California Venues and Special Events Recycling Council,
California Resource Recovery Association, California
Helping Stadiums and event managers start and run recycling programs
Leslie Lukacs, Chair, (562) 426-9544

For more information

EPA Pacific Southwest Region:
Marc Mowrey (mowrey.marc@epa.gov)
(415) 972-3324

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