Full TGIF Record # 210525
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Author(s):Slape, Christina
Title:Taking your golf event to a greener level
Source:Sustainable Golf Practices. Summer 2012, p. [1-3].
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:[Lawrence, Kansas]: The Environmental Institute for Golf
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Community service; Education; Golf course management; Recommendations; Recycling; Sustainable land management; Tournament operations
Abstract/Contents:Discusses the importance of the golf course's commitment to sustainability presented during tournaments and events. Encourages that "the entire staff needs to have a commitment to sustainability, whether it's in the club house club house or on the golf course." Lists 10 "initiatives" to consider to achieve environmental stewardship, including "identify ways to conserve energy and water...[find] research options with waste haulers...recycling and reduce waste on site....create sustainability contract for vendors...purchase responsibly and locally when possible...reuse signage and other materials...recruit volunters to help attendee sort waste...use other online or other electronic media for promotion and registration...purchase carbon offsets" and communication. Concludes that "it's really a community relations and public relations opportunity. And it's an opportunity for golf facilities to do their part."
Note:Pictures, color
ASA/CSSA/SSSA Citation (Crop Science-Like - may be incomplete):
Slape, C. 2012. Taking your golf event to a greener level. Sustainable Golf Practices. p. [1-3].
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