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Calumet Colosseum gets new refrigeration system from Chemours

Company's sustainable alternative in place at site of Hockeyville USA game

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CALUMET, Mich. -- The Chemours Company partnered with the NHL to provide Calumet Colosseum a new refrigerant system that will help provide a more sustainable, cost-effective solution for the rink.

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Community hockey rinks benefiting from energy-efficient solutions

Balancing safety, cost while meeting system efficiency, environmental sustainability considerations

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Local ice hockey rinks in the United States and Canada have been staples of communities for decades. They are places for families, kids and adults to start or continue their love for hockey.

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Chemours receives ACC sustainability leadership award

Next generation of more sustainable, low-Global Warming Potential refrigerants is gaining global adoption

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WILMINGTON, Del. - The Chemours Company (Chemours) (NYSE: CC), a global chemistry company with leading market positions in titanium technologies, fluoroproducts and chemical solutions, was presented today with the Sustainability Leadership Award from the American Chemistry Council for the development of Opteon™, its industry-leading, sustainable family of refrigerant chemical products.

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Blues, Wild take different paths toward environmentally sustainable rinks

St. Louis building practice facility from scratch; Minnesota has repurposed vacant store

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

The St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild, two Central Division rivals, are taking different paths toward the same goal when it comes to environmentally sustainable community ice skating rinks.

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Ducks practice facility incorporates latest environmental technology

LED lighting, recycling wastewater among tools, methods used at Great Park Ice

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Lorraine Ferry loves the family-friendly atmosphere at Great Park Ice, the new $110 million practice facility for the Anaheim Ducks.

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NHL to purchase carbon offsets to counter Stanley Cup Playoff air travel

League celebrating Earth Day by attempting to shrink environmental footprint

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NEW YORK/TORONTO -- Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) announced it will purchase carbon offsets in an effort to shrink its environmental footprint. This marks the first time the League will offset carbon emissions caused by air travel for games during the Stanley Cup® Playoffs. As part of its commitment to sustainable business practices, and in celebration of Earth Day, the NHL® will purchase carbon offsets for all four rounds of the postseason, equaling approximately 2,000 metric-tons of CO2 emissions.

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How climate change is affecting outdoor skating

RinkWatch studies impact on rink building as part of NHL Green Month

by NHL Green

RinkWatch is a citizen science research initiative that asks people who love outdoor skating to help environmental scientists monitor winter weather conditions and study the long-term impacts of climate change. Launched by researchers at Wilfrid Laurier University in January 2013, participants from across North America have submitted information about skating conditions on more than 1,400 outdoor rinks and ponds. In addition to contributing valuable data to environmental science, RinkWatch has become an online community for people who love making backyard and community rinks.

In honor of Green Month, the NHL is sharing stories of its environmental efforts to ensure the sport of hockey thrives for future generations.

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Predators' love of grass-fed beef helps them bond with local farmers

Players team up to buy pasture-raised meat from season ticket holders

by Cristina Ledra @cledra / NHL.com Staff Writer

READYVILLE, Tenn. -- Tim Sprague had barely come into view when he triggered a deafening orchestra of moos from 23 hungry Angus cows that launched into their slog across muddy, hoof-stamped terrain for dinnertime at the trough.

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NHL among organizations short listed for 2018 Beyond Sport Global Awards

Declaration of Principles, NHL Green selected as finalists for ceremony Sept. 12

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The NHL is among the 35 organizations on the short list for the 2018 Beyond Sport Global Awards.

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NHL announces partnership providing sustainable solutions to rinks

Teams with Chemours Company to help reduce environmental impact across all levels of hockey

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK/TORONTO - The National Hockey League® (NHL) and The Chemours Company, today announced a multi-year partnership focused on providing Opteon™ sustainable refrigerant solutions to rinks across North America. The partnership announcement follows the release of the 2018 NHL Sustainability Report which assesses the NHL's environmental impact and its commitment to ensure all levels of hockey - on frozen ponds, community rinks, or in-arena - thrive for future generations, and supports the NHL Greener Rinks Initiative, a League-wide program committed to sharing sustainable business practices with community rink owners and operators.

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