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Umi to Nihon Project x Nagoya Diamond Dolphins Collaboration Trash Can! 2022-23 Season -Dolphins Arena-
The Umi to Nippon Project in Aichi Executive Committee will set up a Umi to Nippon Project x Nagoya Diamond Dolphins collaboration trash can during the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins 2022-23 season.
This initiative is part of the “Nippon Foundation ‘Sea and Japan Project'” that connects people through the sea in order to pass the sea on to the next generation.
The Nagoya Diamond Dolphins are carrying out a social contribution project called “Dolphins Smile” to express their gratitude to the local community. Reaching out to those who are in need), and “Peace” (peace, safety and security)”.
In addition, in December 2020, the global sports world such as FIBA, NBA, and the 2024 Paris Olympic Organizing Committee will work together to tackle global environment and climate change issues. We are the first club to sign (on December 28, 2021, we will also be the first in Japan to sign the new standards announced at COP26), and are working to reduce CO2 emissions.
Since the team name has the name of a sea creature, it has a high affinity with the sea, and not only the fans who came to support us, but also the community that involved the local area. has come true. The home arena of the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins is the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium, which is managed by Aichi Prefecture. Trash cans will be set up throughout the season in collaboration with the Umi to Nihon Project, aiming to raise awareness of trash, especially PET bottles, thrown away by spectators.
Nagoya Diamond Dolphins is based in the international city of Nagoya, which boasts history and tradition, and operates a business that delivers dreams and excitement through basketball games, aiming to be a “sports club that the community can be proud of.” The project can only be established with the support and cooperation of many people through home games and daily community activities, and the local community is an irreplaceable partner for the Dolphins.
For the preservation of the local community, we cooperated with the activities of the “Sea and Japan Project”, and children and people all over the country saw the current situation, such as the deterioration of the environment progressing in the sea, as “personal matters”. We will expand the circle of action to take over the sea to the future. The world is now in an unprecedented predicament, such as the climate crisis, disaster risk, and the new coronavirus, but the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins and the Umi to Nihon Project will connect the ocean and people, and overcome the difficulties together. believes in the power of sport to empower vulnerable people.
Many spectators came to the season opener on September 29, 2022, and I was able to see the messages written on the trash cans and think about them.
We heard comments from the audience, such as, “The garbage bin designed like a basket ball makes it fun to dispose of garbage,” and “I want to work to reduce plastic and keep the ocean clean.” [Image 4
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Organization name: Sea and Japan Project in Aichi Executive Committee URL: https://tv-aichi.co.jp/aichi_uminohi/
Activities: Promoting the Sea and Japan Project targeting Aichi Prefecture. [Image 5
The Nippon Foundation “Sea and Japan Project”
The sea supports the lives of Japanese people in various ways, and sometimes gives us peace of mind, excitement, and inspiration. This is an all-Japan project in which children and people all over the country see the current state of environmental deterioration in the sea as something that belongs to them, and spread the circle of action to pass on the sea to the future. is.
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