Pittsburgh International Airport
- Pittsburgh International Airport’s apiary program creates a sanctuary for millions of honeybees, which have been threatened by exposure to pesticides, parasites and poor nutrition.
- Spearheaded the use of alternative energy sources as the first airport in the world to be completely powered by natural gas and solar energy.
San Diego International Airport
- The Good Traveler was founded in 2015 by San Diego International Airport to offer travelers a quick and easy way to make their air travel more sustainable. Today, The Good Traveler is used by over 20 of the busiest and most climate-smart airports in the world and has helped airports and travelers reduce over 117,000 metric tons of carbon.
- SAN is “carbon neutral” in terms of organizational emissions and currently has 5.5 MW of PV solar and 2MW/4MWh of battery storage installed onsite. SAN also receives 100% renewable and carbon-free grid-delivered electricity and has a fleet of 33 electric buses that transport passengers and employees. The airport also uses renewable diesel for all airside diesel ground support equipment (GSE).
- SAN’s Food Recovery Program collected nearly 300 meals from the airport’s food and beverage concessionaires for donation and composted approximately 248 tons of food waste. More than 800,000 gallons of stormwater were captured, treated, and reused to maintain temperature control in the terminals. Approximately 100,000 gallons of condensate water dripping from jet bridges were captured and used to brew beer.
- SAN is proud to provide a protected habitat for the endangered California least tern (CLT), a migrating seabird that finds nesting opportunities along the southeastern property line of the airport. The airport provides the CLT with nesting habitat and easy access to foraging opportunities in nearby San Diego Bay. CLT nesting season at SAN is April to September.
San Francisco Giants
- Awarded the Green Glove Award for the ninth consecutive year in recognition of their industry-leading sustainability efforts, as well as the Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, CA’s highest environmental honor, for diverting 95% of trash from landfills.
San Francisco International Airport
- Targeting net zero carbon emissions for airport-controlled greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. SFO currently has 13 solar installations online, 10 all-electric buildings, and 3 all-electric parking garages.
- Is an airport leader in zero waste and the first large campus to ban plastics in foodware, foodware accessories and beverage containers. The Airport, and its tenant partners, also donates approximately 12,000 meals to our communities facing food insecurity annually, diverting over 15,000 pounds of surplus food from the landfill through the Unites Against Hunger Program.
- SFO’s Green Business Program offers free support to airport restaurants, stores, and other vendors for energy and water conservation; waste reduction; pollution prevention and cost reduction. Over 40 SFO tenants are certified Green Businesses and over 900 tenant employees are trained in material diversion.
- Leading the world’s largest initiative to develop and deploy sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at an airport, and currently receives the highest volume of SAF of any airport worldwide.
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
- Solar array at Aquatica San Diego is expected to generate approximately 80 to 90%of the park’s energy use.
- Implemented a range of water conservation efforts, including harvesting rainwater, reusing water for cooling buildings and adapting landscapes to require less water.
- Serves sustainable and locally-sourced seafood and certified organic coffee.
- Eliminated single-use shopping bags and straws in 2018. Implemented a range of water conservation efforts, including harvesting rainwater, reusing water for cooling buildings, and adapting landscapes to require less water.
Sonoma County Tourism
- Offers a Sustainable Travel Guide to help travelers find sustainable options to stay, eat, taste wines, tour, and shop.
- Promotes visitor experiences at Sonoma County’s 425 certified-sustainable wineries. Wineries are certified through a rigorous review of their soil, water, and energy management, and are expected to preserve land for natural habitats.
The Port of Portland and Portland International Airport
- Supports solar development through the state-wide Community Solar Program. Starting in 2023, the port will purchase solar power for approximately 15% of the electricity used at PDX.
- Participates in The Clean Air Construction Program, a collaboration among local public agencies to reduce diesel emissions in construction projects
- Has donated more than 155,000 meals and composted 2,350 tons of food waste from PDX since 2003.
- Building a ground source heat pump system that will reduce the use of natural gas for heating the PDX terminal by 95%
- Provides visitors with eco-conscious ways to explore Michigan. Examples include LEED-certified hotels and attractions and ways that travelers can explore popular destinations without cars.
- Supports Michigan Cares For Tourism, an all-volunteer group which helps restore Michigan’s historic, cultural and natural attractions.