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.
The countdown to kick-off is almost over as millions of die-hard fans across the country eagerly await the return of what promises to be another fascinating year of tension and drama following a brief hiatus.
There are countless reasons to get excited about the return of top-level football to our screens, and none more so than the welcome trend of sustainability emerging within The Beautiful Game.
At the start of this month, Newcastle United continued its ‘carbon positive’ crusade by installing a combined heat and power (CHP) system at its St James Park Stadium. That news came just a week after Bristol Football Club, which is also playing in the Championship this coming season, unveiled a new solar PV project at its Ashton Gate stadium as part of an ongoing partnership between the City Council and the stadium’s owner, Bristol Sport.
These developments represent just a couple of examples of a move towards environmental goal-scoring within the footballing sphere.
Think you can find the back of the net in our Premier League sustainability quiz? Scroll below to find out the most sustainable teams and players in the world of soccer.
George Ogleby & Cameron Joshi