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Philadelphia Eagles, PGW to plant 280 trees in Neshaminy State Park


In an effort to offset the team’s carbon emissions while furthering their commitment to improving the environment, the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) will plant 280 trees in the Eagles Forest, a 6.5-acre footprint located in Bensalem’s Neshaminy State Park.

For the second consecutive year, the Eagles and PGW have partnered on the Field Goal Forest Program, an initiative that sets out to support reforestation efforts with PGW pledging to plant 10 trees for every field goal made by the team. This season, the team’s 28 made field goals will result in 280 trees planted.

The Eagles Forest was established in 2008 through a partnership with The Conservation Fund and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. As a result of yearly tree planting events in the Eagles Forest, 7,500 tons of CO2e have been offset.

Sustainability is a cornerstone of both the Eagles and PGW, serving Philadelphia and encouraging the community to preserve our natural habitat.

The Eagles Go Green program has been nationally-recognized for its commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly measures. What started out with blue recycling bins under each employee’s desk in 2003 has turned into a company-wide sustainability program that is diverting more than 99 percent of waste from landfills and operating on 100 percent clean energy.

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