The Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. is pleased to announce that it has been selected as the winner in the Landfill Minimization category of the NCAA’s 2017 Division I Men’s Basketball Preliminary Round Sustainability Competition. With this award, the NCAA recognizes Bon Secours Wellness Arena for its sustainable practices during the NCAA Tournament held at the Arena in March.
“We are incredibly grateful to be recognized as a leader in sustainable practices among all of the competition venues in the preliminary round of the NCAA Tournament,” said Beth Paul, General Manager of Bon Secours Wellness Arena. “Our employees work tirelessly to keep the Arena in pristine condition so that we can both operate sustainably and serve our customers effectively.”
The Division I Men’s Basketball Preliminary Round Sustainability Competition consists of five categories: waste minimization, landfill minimization, recycling per capita, and landfill diversion rate. As a winner in the Landfill Minimization category, the Bon Secours Wellness Arena was awarded a $500 stipend to help fund a sustainable community activity. As a member of the Greenville community, the Arena prides itself in helping to create a better and more sustainable place for all to enjoy.