WasteWise is a successful partnership program that seeks to reduce municipal solid waste through innovative waste prevention and recycling techniques. More than 1200 business, government, and institutional partners have reported a reduction of 35 million tons of municipal solid waste. Click here for more information on the program.
WasteWise Partners take on new challenges, such as encouraging the reuse and recycling of construction and demolition debris and the use of recycled products to create new WasteWise buildings.· Sign Up.
The ENERGY STAR Challenge is a national call-to-action to improve the energy efficiency of America's commercial and industrial buildings by 10 percent or more. Encourage your organization to pursue this goal, and make use of ENERGY STAR’s extensive communication resources to help get the word out about your organization’s efforts.
ENERGY STAR offers resources that can assist partners in making energy-efficient decisions as a key part of the building design process. They help our facilities identify energy savings opportunities, lower operating costs, and increase their bottom line.
The National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security is offering a complimentary Affiliate Membership to SMA manager members, particularly those with primary responsibility for Security related functions at your stadium or ballpark.
The primary goal of the NCS4 Stadium Affiliate Program is to unite our nation's sporting venues with the mission of the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety & Security to conduct innovative research, provide internationally recognized academic programs, enhance training capabilities and develop integrated security solutions for our Industry.
Stadium affiliates will receive Affiliate access to NCS4 Critical Information System which includes access to:
- Assessment documents
- Industry white papers and research
- Homeland Security Updates & Releases
- Sport Security Watch Industry News Archive
- Facility Incident Management System
SMA is a proud member of TEAM Coalition, Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management. Their mission directly and actively supports safe and responsible game day behavior.
TEAM Coalition is a non-profit alliance of professional and collegiate sports, entertainment facilities, concessionaires, stadium service providers, the beer industry, distillers, broadcasters, traffic safety experts, and others working together to promote responsible drinking and positive fan behavior at sports and entertainment facilities.
TEAM training represents the most comprehensive thinking about alcohol management. The TEAM program encapsulates a highly effective approach to preparing facility operations managers to train alcohol servers and event-day employees to manage the sale, service and consumption of alcohol at public gatherings.
Read more and register for the program here:· http://www.fansdontletfansdrivedrunk.org/
Green Sports Alliance
The Stadium Managers Association (SMA) and Green Sports Alliance (GSA) are combining forces in an effort to further enhance environmental performance and innovations in stadiums across the nation. In leveraging the stadium operations and management expertise of the stadium manager members of the SMA with the environmental and sustainability expertise and resources of the GSA, the partnership will accelerate the greening of the sports industry.