–Kings collaborate with corporate partners on initiatives encouraging fans to “Go-Green” and practice environmentally friendly living habits —
The Sacramento Kings united with Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort Inc. and the NBA to participate in the league’s fourth annual “Green Week,” which runs through April 11.
Created as a way for teams to be more environmentally friendly and maximize green business opportunities, the NBA and its teams are also working together with the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to generate awareness and funding to protect the environment.
The Kings will highlight the importance of environmental responsibility by joining its partners in educating and encouraging fans to make greener choices in their daily lives. The following initiatives underscore the team’s involvement in furthering “Green Week” efforts in Sacramento:
Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort, Inc. is a Sacramento heating & air and solar company – locally owned and operated. Founded in 1984, Sierra Pacific and is now the area's most trusted full-service, home energy improvement provider due to a long established track record of quality work and world class service. Sierra Pacific Home and Comfort operates four divisions and employs well-trained experts who are skilled at solar energy and energy efficiency upgrades for home and office. For more information, please call 800.551.3040 or visit www.SierraPacificHome.com
Additionally, Kings players will sport 100 percent organic cotton shooting shirts featuring the NBA Green logo before every game during Green Week. The team will hold a silent auction on featuring two Green Week shooting shirts signed by the entire Kings roster, with proceeds benefitting the NRDC.
In keeping with its commitment to practice environmentally sustainable business practices, the Kings will continue recycling all white office paper, cardboard, e-waste, metal refuse, paint and light bulbs used at Power Balance Pavilion. Landscaping maintenance is also performed with mulching lawnmowers on all arena grounds, creating no yard waste. With these and other Earth-friendly policies, the Kings remain pledged to “Live Green.”
To learn more about NBA Green Week, please visit www.nba.com/green.