Demonstrating sustainability, social responsibility, and fiscal prudence in the Flagstaff community.
On February 10th, 2023, Arizona Snowbowl was awarded the 2023 Green Business Award courtesy of the Greater Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce at the 2023 Annual Meeting and Award Luncheon. This award recognizes Arizona Snowbowl as a business which has demonstrated significant commitment to environmentally friendly policies and practices.
Arizona Snowbowl has various partnerships which are in place to sustain the environment and create a more green community for all to enjoy. Arizona Snowbowl is currently in partnership with Nackard Pepsi in order to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Mountain Line Bus service to reduce single car trips and the overall carbon footprint in Flagstaff. And lastly, Snowbowl partners with the National Forest Foundation to fund forest restoration projects and assist in forest thinning throughout Northern Arizona.
Since the start of the 22/23 winter season, Nackard Pepsi has processed 1300 lbs of aluminum and plastic, equating to about 30,000 empty cans and bottles.
Since the start of the fully subsidized Mountain Line Bus partnership in 2015, 82,481 trips have been taken by skiers and snowboarders on the Mountain Line bus from downtown Flagstaff to Arizona Snowbowl. These trips on the bus represent over one million miles that weren’t driven in a single occupancy vehicle and 468 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
Through partnership with the National Forest Foundation, Arizona Snowbowl has donated over $30,000 to fund the Northern Arizona Forest Fund which was used for a variety of forest and watershed health projects. In 2022, Snowbowl helped the National Forest Foundation plant about 2,000 Douglas fir seedlings on the fire scar on Mt. Elden.
Aside from outside partnerships, Snowbowl’s Trail Crew removed dead and downed trees on Tiger and Turkey trails as well as Grand Canyon Express and Arizona Gondola lift lines in order to mitigate fire hazards throughout Arizona Snowbowl’s special use permit. Arizona Snowbowl and the Trail Crew plan to keep up with removing dead and down trees and forest fire mitigation to create a safer and healthier environment on the San Francisco Peaks for the next three to five summers.
Arizona Snowbowl plans to continue all current partnerships in order to maintain the environment around the San Francisco Peaks and Northern Arizona and plan to create even more partnerships in the future which uphold environmental sustainability. Arizona Snowbowl is honored to have received the 2023 Green Business Award and plans to continue environmentally friendly practices for many years to come!
Support Lumiserver & Cynesys on Tipeee
Visit our sponsors
Wise (formerly TransferWise) is the cheaper, easier way to send money abroad. It helps people move money quickly and easily between bank accounts in different countries. Convert 60+ currencies with ridiculously low fees - on average 7x cheaper than a bank. No hidden fees, no markup on the exchange rate, ever.
Now you can get a free first transfer up to 500£ with your ESNcard. You can access this offer here.