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Boyd Gaming has set a climate target for its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, with a focus on reducing its carbon footprint. Boyd Gaming latest filings mentioned the keywords ‘Emissions’ and ‘Recycling’ most number of times in relation to Climate change.

In 2021, Boyd reported on waste and transportation of waste to landfills as part of our Scope 3 emissions inventory. In 2022, Boyd began reporting on fleet emissions and fugitive emissions under Scope 1. Even with the addition of these emissions to our 2021 and 2022 data, Boyd was still able to reduce our total carbon emissions by more than 28% from 2017 baseline levels.

The company aims to achieve its net-zero target by an unspecified year. Boyd Gaming has already taken steps to reduce its carbon emissions, including transitioning to renewable energy sources and investing in water reduction technologies, LED lighting, and high-efficiency HVAC systems. The company has also received Green Globe certifications for eight of its Las Vegas Valley properties.

In 2022, Boyd Gaming's carbon emissions were reported in metric tons of CO2 equivalent, with scope 1 emissions at 58,688 MT CO2e, scope 2 emissions at 199,679 MT CO2e and scope 3 emissions at 15,200 MT CO2e. The company's waste diversion rate was 53.6% in 2022, and it reduced its waste sent to landfills by 4.5 million pounds. Boyd Gaming has also made progress in recycling and reusing various waste products, such as landscape compost, paper, cardboard, glass, and e-waste.

Boyd Gaming plans to transition from plastic single-use disposable containers and cups to sustainable and renewable products. The company is also working to transition from single-use plastics to sustainable and renewable products composed of recycled, recyclable, biodegradable, or compostable materials. Boyd Gaming has allocated $10 million for efficiency projects in 2023 and is focusing on new sustainability initiatives, such as reducing water consumption and leveraging green energy.

In conclusion, Boyd Gaming's commitment to sustainability extends to its team members and guests. The company has implemented recycling programs and formed Green Teams to promote sustainable practices and recycling throughout its properties. Boyd Gaming has also found ways to reuse waste materials, such as recycling glass bottles to assist with local ecological and disaster recovery efforts.

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