Super Bowl Recycling Totals 282,000 Pounds

Super Bowl Recycling Totals 282,000 Pounds

Recycling collected at the Super Bowl totaled 282,000 pounds, or 141 tons, according to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee.

Phoenix-based Republic Services Inc. collected the material from Jan. 23 to Feb. 9, said Summer Keown, manager of environmental programs for the host committee, in an e-mail. Republic collected the following breakdown of recyclables: Lucas Oil Stadium, 12,680 pounds; Indiana Convention Center, 10,000 pounds; and Super Bowl Village, 130,920 pounds.

An additional 128,400 pounds of recyclables were recovered from Super Bowl venues and events.

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.