San Jose Earthquakes Announce Plans for Earth Day Celebration at Team's Match on Sunday, April 21April 18, 2013 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - San Jose Earthquakes Press Release
The event will feature a number of sustainable businesses in the Epicenter Fan Zone prior to the match, including the Santa Clara University Office of Sustainability, Subaru, Able Building Maintenance and County of Santa Clara Household Hazardous Waste. Subaru will have its 2014 Forester with PZEV (Partial Zero-Emissions Vehicle) and will have information available about their 2014 XV Crosstrek, a hybrid vehicle.
The Earthquakes plan to offset the carbon footprint for energy used at the stadium that night. The Renewable Energy Certificates- from 100 percent wind resources- purchased from Portland, Ore.-based Bonneville Environmental Foundation, will counterbalance 100 percent of the electricity used at Buck Shaw Stadium during the day of the game. The carbon dioxide reduction value is the equivalent of more than 6,989 pounds.
Fans who drive a Hybrid car to the game will receive $5 off parking, while patrons who take VTA or Caltrain to the match will receive a $5 discount for a game ticket by showing their VTA or Caltrain receipt at the Box Office.
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