AUSTIN, Texas -
In conjunction with the University, Texas Athletics is supporting and promoting sustainability and environmental causes. It is encouraging fans to do their part in creating a clean and sustainable gameday environment for Longhorns with a goal to "Bleed Orange, Live Green."
Currently there is a Green Initiative for the 2015 baseball season. The numbers so far:
Baseball (thus far)
2015 recycling pounds - 8,440
Cubic yards of landfill space saved - 14
Gallons of oil saved - 1,604
Gallons of water saved - 29,540
Estimated Landfill cost avoidance - 148
Total 2014 Game Day recycling pounds - 103,340
Cubic yards of landfill space saved - 171
Gallons of oil saved - 19,635
Gallons of water saved - 361,690
Estimated Landfill cost avoidance - 1,808
You can learn more about the initiatives here.