The program, geared toward teachers, students and parents, includes educational videos featuring MLB Clubs addressing their sustainability practices and a live Twitter chat with Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter to discuss his passion for sustainability and reinforce the importance of caring for the environment.More
Major League Clubs emphasize and practice sustainability through waste diversion, composting, sustainable purchase, water conservation and energy efficient practices throughout the year. Efforts include comprehensive on-site gardens, Green Teams to collect recyclables, LED field lighting and solar panel installations.
All of Major League Baseball is committed to practicing responsible and socially-conscious sustainability efforts. Key initiatives include Green Team activations, front office volunteer efforts, food donations to local charities and substantive programs operated by MLB Clubs. MLB is the first professional sports league to proudly confirm all of its Clubs as members of the Green Sports Alliance, which promotes healthy, sustainable communities in sports.
MLB and the Council for Responsible Sport have worked together over the past few years to certify events as socially and environmentally responsible. The 2019 MLB All-Star Game earned the Gold Certification from Council for Responsible Sport, achieving more than 75% of total best practices promoted in the standards for responsible sport. The Five Pillars of Responsible Events include Planning & Communication, Procurement, Resource Management, Access & Equity and Community Legacy.