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Data Matters When Cutting Food Waste

The 2019 Food Waste Summit, hosted by ReFED, invited key stakeholders to share and discuss strategies to achieve a common goal to cut food waste in half by 2030. ReFED is a data-driven, solutions-oriented multi-stakeholder network. So, when they set out to produce a sustainable event, collecting, measuring and reporting on specific data points was [...]

By |2020-02-21T21:40:44+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Conference Management, Food Waste, SDGs, Sustainability|0 Comments

It’s Up To You: The Role Of Discretionary Travel In Carbon Reduction

Emerging interest in the impacts of airline travel and even "flight shaming" have seen a distinct increase across the events industry and at the corporate level recently. Reasons for this range from devasting wildfires, to dire warnings from the UN Climate Science Panel, to the emergence of passionate new voices joining the climate conversation. Given [...]

By |2020-02-21T21:42:58+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Travel|0 Comments

February MeetGreenChat – 2020 Sustainable Goals

Our first #MeetGreenChat for 2020 was held on the 5th of this month and our topic was looking ahead to the new year and thinking about sustainable goals. These goals were personal as well as about the companies and organizations people worked for. It was a great way to kick off the new year and [...]

By |2020-02-15T00:12:52+00:00February 15th, 2020|Blog, MeetGreenChat|1 Comment

Sustainability Round Up – Highlights of 2019

As we start a new year we wanted to take the time to reflect and highlight what happened in 2019. We send a bi-weekly newsletter that highlights what's going on in the world when it comes to sustainability. The latest publication of the Sustainability Round Up highlights the 2019 happenings including technology, architecture, plant-based foods, [...]

By |2020-01-10T21:18:01+00:00January 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Technology|1 Comment

MeetGreen Honored at ImpactPDX

MeetGreen was honored by ImpactPDX for our 25 years of sustainable events this month. It was an evening of celebration, learning, and networking that included a Q & A session with Nancy Zavada, MeetGreen President, to talk about the past 25 years, sustainability, and events. Nancy shares her knowledge and expertise during the interview. What [...]

By |2019-12-10T22:31:20+00:00December 10th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

December MeetGreenChat – Season of Giving & CSR Projects

Our last #MeetGreenChat of the year was a topic about giving back to the community. CSR projects or Corporate Social Responsibility projects are a way for a company, organization, or an event to give back to their communities. Our discussions about CSR's were thought provoking and gave us all something to think about for future [...]

By |2019-12-10T23:44:12+00:00December 6th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat|0 Comments

Cost Savings of Going Green

It’s budget season again, when everyone is looking to the coming year and hoping for a crystal ball to tell them what the future holds.  While we can’t answer that, what we can say for sure is going green with your events can save money. When you consider the typical conference attendee produces more than [...]

By |2019-11-20T20:10:52+00:00November 20th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

November MeetGreenChat – Sustainability Lessons Learned at Home, Work, and at Events

Our most recent #MeetGreenChat discussions were about "Sustainability Lessons Learned at Home, Work, and at Events". We wanted to discuss the different ways sustainability can be integrated into our lives, whether at home, work, or at events. Large scale versus smaller scale environments or vice versa. Is it possible to implement these strategies and what [...]

By |2019-11-15T18:39:07+00:00November 15th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments