Recology Big Success at Appeal-Democrat Park

Marysville Gold Sox News August 26, 2010
Gold Sox & Recology Yuba-Sutter’s WASTE ZERO Zone A Huge SuccessAppeal-Democrat Park Elimates Over 50% Of Its Waste In First Year Of Program The Marysville Gold Sox (Horizon Air Summer Series) announced today that their first year partnership with Recology Yuba-Sutter to make Appeal-Democrat Park a “WASTE ZERO” zone was a great success.The club converted nearly all food and beverage containers to recyclable materials.
The club eliminated the use of straws, lids and other non-recyclable items.The first year goal of the program was to be a 50% reduction of the waste generated at Appeal-Democrat Park this season. The goal was surpassed

“The first few weeks of the season were a learning process for both the Gold Sox staff and the fans. Recology Yuba-Sutter educated us on the WASTE ZERO movement and in turn we educated the fans” commented Tom Lininger Managing Partner of the Marysville Gold Sox.

“Once staff and fans understood what we were trying to accomplish, the WASTE ZERO program took off and we were able to exceed our goal of a 50% reduction in waste the first year,” said Lininger.

Jackie Sillman, Recycling Coordinator/Public Relations of Recology Yuba-Sutter on the first year of the “WASTE ZERO” partnership with the Gold Sox stated: “We worked hard with Tom and the Gold Sox staff to reach the first year goal of reducing the waste at Appeal-Democrat Park by 50%.”

Sillman went on to say: “Any time you make a change there will be some initial hurdles to cross, but in this case once those hurdles were crossed the WASTE ZERO program worked wonderfully and the Gold Sox were able to reduce the waste at the ballpark by over 50%.”

Contact:Jackie Sillman 530-749-4220
Tom Lininger 530-741-3600

The MARYSVILLE GOLD SOX Baseball Club is a professional-grade community team, whose roster is stocked with top-quality collegiate players.The Gold Sox play 44 home games each summer at Appeal-Democrat Park in Marysville, CA.
Marysville, California is the host city for the Horizon Air Summer Series, a unique eleven-week competition among elite teams from the Western United States comprised of today’s best college baseball players.

 

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