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Octopus Energy will receive branding rights for all domestic fixtures played at the Emirates in an attempt to broaden the company’s reach

Arsenal signs up renewable experts as official energy partner

Arsenal Football Club has unveiled a new marque signing, as the UK's largest solar energy investor becomes the club's official UK energy partner in a move that will see the Emirates Stadium powered by renewable energy.

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The Premier League 2016/17 sustainability quiz

Which football club recycles 100% of its waste? Who is the midfield dynamo that hopes to unlock the potential of biofuels? Find out who the most sustainable teams and players are in edie's latest flip-card quiz to kick-off the 2016/17 Premier League season.

By generating its own low-carbon supply of power and heat using CHP, Newcastle United is now reducing its carbon emissions by a further 390 tonnes per year

Newcastle United scores big energy savings with new CHP system

Newcastle United Football Club has continued its 'carbon positive' crusade by installing a combined heat and power (CHP) system at its own St James Park Stadium, just before the new Championship season kicks off.

Due to the stadium’s size and activities, all of the electricity generated from the rooftop solar system is expected to be used on site

Bristol's solar revolution continues with innovative stadium PV partnership

Bristol Sport's Ashton Gate Stadium, home to Bristol Football Club and Bristol Rugby, has partnered with Bristol City Council to install solar PV panels on one of its stands as part of a major refurbishment of the ground.

Huge spectacles, such as Wimbledon, must showcase their sustainability credentials if they’re to coexist with the 21st Century’s global agenda

Serving up sustainability: Wimbledon in numbers

Up to 10 million people are due to tune in to watch the Wimbledon Men's Singles Final this Sunday, the culmination of a tournament which will have been visited by more than 500,000 tennis fans during the fortnight of matches.

The study found that a game watched in lower resolution on the smaller smartphone has a carbon footprint impact over three times greater than watching the match on TV

Euro 2016 'carbon bootprint' league table: Which nation has the greenest fans?

With England kicking off their UEFA Euro 2016 campaign with that gut-wrenching last-minute draw on Saturday (11 June), the Carbon Trust has investigated how the carbon footprint of Three Lions supporters matches up against rival nations competing in the tournament - but the results don't offer up much consolation.

The latest installations in the distribution network aim to promote sustainability both as an operational mantra and as a daily aspect of the 3,000 plus people that work there

Nike unveils 'supply chain of the future' with new campus expansion

Global sportswear giant Nike has reiterated its commitment to promoting a closed-loop business model by unveiling the latest expansion of its 100% renewable European Logistics Campus, which aims to "maximise performance while minimising footprints".

UEFA has has committed to developing an innovative and pragmatic approach to reduce the environmental impact of the upcoming Euro 2016 tournament

Nissan vows to 'electrify' the UEFA Champions League Final

Global car manufacturer Nissan will supply more than 100 electric vehicles (EVs) to UEFA and associated sponsors and install 17 public EV rapid chargers in Milan and its surrounding airports during the UEFA Champions League Final weekend.

Hampden Park stadium has cut its water consumption by 35% and scored savings of £40,000 per year

Football stadium tracks water use, saves £40,000

Scotland's national football stadium has reduced its water consumption by 35% in the space of 15 months after installing monitoring equipment which identified anomalies and spikes in water usage.

A rendering of the upgraded Sun Life Stadium featuring LED lights. Photo: Miami Dolphins

NFL stadium to cut energy use by three quarters

Sun Life Stadium, the home of the Miami Dolphins American football team, has announced that its stadium floodlights will be converted to an 'advanced LED system' that will cut energy use by approximately 75%.

Alongside his friend and business partner Pasquale Granata, Flamini has seen GF Biochemicals become the first company to mass produce levulinic acid

Football star Flamini unveils secret biofuel company

Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has this week revealed an eight year secret plan that has seen him set up a market-leading biofuel technology firm in a sector worth up to £20bn.

Murfitt manufactures its products by recycling car tyres from across the UK, and has developed bespoke processes which enable it to recycle 100% of every tyre

Australian footballers to play on Britain's recycled tyres

Footballers in Melbourne, Australia, will soon be playing and training on artificial pitches topped with rubber granules from the tyres of old British cars.

The greenest of the green? Forest Green Rovers' New Lawn stadium. Photo:

Premier League sustainability: Creating the world's greenest football club

The Premier League season got underway this weekend with a winning start for Manchester United and dropped points for Arsenal and Chelsea.

'Get to the Game' travel platform could help save fans £100,000 each week

Sharing economy could save football fans a million car miles

The sharing economy picked up an unlikely new advocate this week as the Football League announced a new partnership with to encourage fans to travel to games as efficiently as possible.

credit:O2 It hopes the phone will encourage people to recycle their old gadgets in return for a cash payment, while also helping to raise £350,000 O2 has pledged to the Try for Change programme

O2 creates phone from grass to highlight e-waste issues

Telecoms company O2 has created a fully functional smart-phone prototype using grass cuttings from Twickenham Stadium and recycled phone parts.

Melbourne's Rectangle Stadium features a rainwater collection system that saves up to 500,000 gallons of water every year

Greening the game: The world's most sustainable stadiums

Sports stadiums and pitches often require vast amounts of energy, water and raw materials to maintain them, with little prior thought given to sustainability. But the vast amounts of money involved in professional sport lends itself to exciting innovations, and the stadiums are no different.

Ephesus installed 312 new LED fixtures at the 72,000 seat University of Phoenix stadium to replace 780 metal halide bulbs

VIDEO: Super Bowl 2015 lit entirely by LEDs

Sunday's Super Bowl match, which was watched by more than 100 million people worldwide, was the first to be lit entirely by energy-efficient LED lights.

The firm has made a host of new CSR commitments to help accelerate its sustainability strategy

Nestle steps up climate change leadership with new CSR commitments

Multinational food and beverage company Nestlé has teamed up with a number of organisations and made a host of new CSR commitments to help accelerate its sustainability strategy.

Kinetic tiles will capture player's energy and power the floodlights

VIDEO: Shell unveils world's first football pitch to be powered by players' footsteps

Oil giant Shell has installed 200 kinetic energy tiles at a community football pitch in the Morro da Mineira favela near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The new Levi's stadium will open in Calfornia next month

Levi's NFL stadium sets benchmark in water conservation

A Levi's stadium set to open next month in Calfornia as the new home of the San Francisco 49ers American Football team will run on recycled water, as part of a quest to become the greenest stadium in the country.

St Mary's stadium will be the first fully LED-lit stadium in Europe

Southampton FC starts work on first LED-lit stadium in Europe

Southampton Football Club is installing a complete LED floodlight system, making St Mary's stadium the first LED-lit stadium in Europe.

The official Adidas 'Brazuca' World Cup ball was found to contain high levels of 'toxic' chemicals

Adidas announces detox roadmap on eve of World Cup

Sportswear giant Adidas has unveiled details of a new 'roadmap' towards the elimination of hazardous chemicals from its products and supply chain, after being embroiled in a 'toxic scandal' ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

Hundreds of Greenpeace activists showed their support by taking part in a #DetoxWave at Mexico's iconic Azteca stadium

Adidas hits back at World Cup 'toxic scandal' report

Adidas has thrown off an investigation and subsequent protest from Greenpeace about the presence of dangerous chemicals in official World Cup merchandise.

The official Adidas 'Brazxuca' World Cup ball was found to contain high levels of NPEs

World Cup 2014: Greenpeace investigation reveals sportswear 'toxic scandal'

Global sportswear brands Adidas and Nike have been rapped by Greenpeace for producing football merchandise containing high levels of hazardous chemicals ahead of the 2012 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The UN says ecosystem services from tropical forests is estimated at an average of $6,120 per hectare each year.

UN report: Investment in forest conservation will accelerate sustainable growth

Sustainable economic growth can be accelerated by investing $30bn per year in tropical forest conservation, according to a new UN report.

VIDEO: UNICEF champions recycling human sweat into clean water

A device that generates clean drinking water from recycled human sweat has been created by UNICEF to highlight the pressing issue of global water scarcity.

In the UK 27% of smartphone owners, and 63% of tablet owners, are now using their device to watch live TV

Tackle CO2 'bootprint' by watching football on smartphone

The CO2 emitted when watching football on a smartphone or tablet is eight times lower than when watching on TV, according to new research revealed today.

Clockwise from top left: Geoff Stiles, Leila Gassmann, Saqeb Mueem, Brian Storey, Edward Armitage and Ros

The environment is key issue for voters

In what might be remembered as the year the political debate over the environment heated up, edie news trotted down to polling stations in two very different parts of London to quiz the voters on whether the planet mattered.

Asthma sufferers will be beamed up-to-date information on pollution blackspots

Pollution warnings beamed straight to your mobile

Londoners have long been able to catch up with the latest news and football results with SMS messaging services but now there is a new text vying for space in the inbox - pollution updates.

Londoners have big feet, says the new report (courtesy

Every Londoner makes footprint the size of eight football pitches

Londoners are running up a huge debt on the Earth’s resources, with each person in the capital city during 2000 requiring an area of 6.63 hectares – roughly equivalent to eight football pitches to provide for their levels of consumption and to dispose of their waste, says new research published on 10 September.

Work to uncover sections of London's rivers begins

The Environment Agency is on the look out for opportunities to de-culvert short stretches of river in south London. Work has begun on restoring almost 400m of the river Ravensbourne, south of Bromley.

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