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Jumbo Shrimp, Advanced Disposal Commit to Making The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville the Cleanest Ballpark in Minor League Baseball

Advanced Disposal adding recycling containers, presenting pregame promotion with child cleaning home plate

Published Monday, June 5, 2017



In their shared commitment to cleanliness and affordable family fun, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp and Advanced Disposal are working together to make the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville the Cleanest Ballpark in Minor League Baseball.


As the summer starts its second official weekend, fans will be introduced to the Cleanest Ballpark initiative at Jumbo Shrimp home games. Before each home game, Advanced Disposal will present a child cleaning off home plate to begin a night of baseball, fun and keeping North Florida’s home for affordable family fun clean. The game day program and video board will also educate fans on the Cleanest Ballpark initiative.


With the help of Advanced Disposal, the Jumbo Shrimp will add a new set of recycling bins for ballpark guests to recycle aluminum and plastic. Advanced Disposal is also working with the Jumbo Shrimp’s ballpark ’Clean Team’ to keep the ballpark clean at every Jumbo Shrimp game.


“We are extremely excited about this new partnership with Advanced Disposal. Working together, we are committed to setting the highest standards of cleanliness at the ballpark,” said Jumbo Shrimp owner Ken Babby. “Our fans have come to expect a clean and safe environment. We take great pride in that commitment and believe this partnership exemplifies our commitment.”


“We share a common commitment to safety and setting high standards for service. Advanced Disposal is proud to partner with the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to make the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville the cleanest ballpark in Minor League Baseball and provide affordable family fun for the fans in Northeast Florida,” said CEO Richard Burke.


About Advanced Disposal Services, Inc.
Advanced Disposal (NYSE: ADSW) brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the fourth largest solid waste company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial, and construction customers across 16 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations. We welcome you to learn more at or follow us on Facebook.


UP NEXT: The Jumbo Shrimp continue a series in Pensacola at 7:35 p.m. Friday. Jacksonville returns home Sunday for a 6:35 p.m. series opener with the Montgomery Biscuits. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for Baptist Health Sunday Family FUNday with pregame catch on the field and concludes with kids 12 and under running the bases after the game. Free face painting, balloon animals, and Star Wars characters will be on the concourse for Star Wars Night. For ‘PLAY BALL’ Sunday, each fan who donates baseball equipment at the box office receives a free reserved seat ticket (one free ticket per item). Two Jumbo Shrimp players will sign autographs from 5:55 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. A select group of children will be giving High Fives to the Jumbo Shrimp team taking the field before the game (winners will be selected from among those who email One lucky child will deliver the Jumbo Shrimp lineup card to home plate, another lucky child will announce batters for an inning on the stadium public address.


ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are beginning a new era of affordable family fun with the 2017 season presented by Community First Credit Union at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. With a new lineup of ticket and group options, there is a reason for everyone to get part of the action by calling the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visiting



Marco LaNave
(904) 224-8534