Indiana Pacers "Go Green" With Republic Services

The Indiana Pacers and Republic Services have teamed up to Go Green!

NBA Green is a league-wide program the NBA has developed to help generate awareness and funds to assist in protecting the environment and promote sustainable practices. Through NBA Green, the league, its teams and players are taking steps to be more environmentally friendly and encourage fans to get involved in local greening initiatives.

During Pacers Go Green week - March 20-26 - the Pacers and their partners from Republic Services will take part in green efforts throughout Central Indiana that include hands-on community service projects, green giveaways and endeavors designed to support environmental organizations and encourage fans to "go green".

March 13-20, 2017
Blue & Gold Go Green Twitter Contest
From March 13-20 Pacers fans are encouraged to send their videos to @PacersCares showing what they are doing to live a more green life! Winners will receive tickets to the Pacers vs. Denver Nuggets game on March 24. In addition, winners will also participate in a pregame meet and greet with Pacers rookie Georges Niang.

Friday, March 17
Go Green Day of Service with Earth Charter of Indiana & Center for Inquiry #2
8:00 – 11:00 AM
Spades Park
2516 Brookside Parkway North Drive (Indianapolis)

Volunteers from Pacers Sports & Entertainment, Republic Services, Earth Charter of Indiana and Center for Inquiry #2 will assist Indy Parks with a combination of native shrub and tree planting, invasive control and seed planting.

Monday, March 20, 2017
Go Green Night – Pacers vs. Utah, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
On March, 20 the Pacers will partner with Earth Charter Indiana for Go Green Night. Earth Charter Indiana is a grassroots organization bringing the Earth Charter principles of peace, sustainability and justice to Indiana. The organization's fun and practical programs aim to inspire everyone to tackle climate change and social inequality. More information can be found at http://earthcharterindiana.org

1. T-Shirt Toss featuring a variety of Pacers T-shirts, including team Go Green shirts
2. Honorary Scorer representing Earth Charter Indiana
3. Parachute drop featuring:

  • Confetti Seeds
  • Recycle Tote Bags
  • Reusable Coffee Sleeves
  • Go Green shirts

4. Pregame Activity with Earth Charter Indiana
5. Kroger High Five Club & Riley Children's Health Ball Exchange featuring children from Earth Charter Indiana

Friday, March 24, 2017
Go Green T-shirt Toss – Pacers vs. Denver, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Boomer, the Indiana Pacemates and the Power Pack will distribute NBA Green and Pacers Go Green t-shirts to the crowd during a select timeout. Winners of the Blue & Gold Go Green twitter contest will meet Pacers rookie Georges Niang.

Sunday, March 26, 2017
Touch a Truck- Pacers vs. Philadelphia, Bankers Life Fieldhouse
4:30 – 6:00 PM

Prior to the Pacers vs. Philadelphia game, fans are invited to visit the Republic Services Go Green Truck in front of Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Fans can "touch a truck" or climb into the cabin to take a photo.

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