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Track and Field Championships Go Green

Hayward FlagsEUGENE, Ore. — The World Junior Track and Field Championships is happening at one of the most sustainably oriented locations on the planet–Hayward Field.

The IAAF has activated its landmark social responsibility program “Athletics for a Better World.”

You’ll find free water bottle filling stations and healthy meal options.

Oregon 2014 is also the first carbon neutral IAAF championship event.

EWEB is powering operations with 100 percent carbon free greenpower.

Vendors are also told to reduce waste, and a volunteer team helps recover more than 75 percent of materials headed for the landfill.

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