Play Forever Overview
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" Climate in Utah is changing rapidly. We need to take deliberate action now. "
— Dave Fields, President and General Manager
Snowbird's Play Forever initiative recognizes that the health of both our environment and local community is vital to the future of our mountain and the sports we love. That's why Snowbird is taking real action. By are challenging our employees and guests to do their part, we intend to make a difference. From internal changes, organizing clean-ups, forging new partnerships, supporting local organizations, increasing education and more, there is work to be done.
Pounds of compost diverted from landfills since March 2021
Less carbon dioxide emission than coal thanks to Snowbird Power Systems
Pounds of glass recycled since the start of the glass recycling program in 2017
Donated to the Utah Food Bank to alleviate the impacts of COVID-19
Trees planted on behalf of POWDR Passholders
Every day, every season, Snowbird is making measurable improvements to our operations by reducing our waste and carbon emissions and improving air and water quality. We share our mission to Play Forever with everyone who comes more alive in the mountains or while at play and hope to encourage and educate others so they can make meaningful changes too.
Snowbird is an awarded industry leader, setting the standard for environmental stewardship, education and advocacy. In 2016, we welcomed the first Director of Sustainability to our management team ensuring we practice what we preach.
It's our responsibility to protect our natural resources and make sure that we can enjoy winter sports for years to come. Snowbird is committed to reducing resource use, influencing staff and guest actions to positively affect our environment, and advocating for sustainable policy and regulation.
Snowbird supports our community through financial contributions, in-kind giving and volunteering to strengthen the places we live, work and play. Our efforts are focused on the three priority causes below.
Play Forever Donations
The Snowbird Play Forever Fund was created to provide funding in support of our community successfully navigating challenging times and continuing to thrive for generations to come.
Learn More About POWDR Play Forever
Snowbird is proud to work alongside POWDR on our commitment to Play Forever. Together, we believe creating and caring for enduring assets is our pathway to invest in a sustainable future.