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About Garrett Wong

Garrett develops and implements sustainability initiatives for organizations such as Oracle, T-Mobile, and Intel. He co-chairs the ImpactPDX networking event, a Portland community of sustainability professionals. Prior to his time at MeetGreen, Garrett was the Member Services Manager at the Green Sports Alliance where he worked alongside sports teams, universities, and leagues globally in creating and bolstering their sustainability initiatives, goals, and programs. Garrett co-chairs the Emerging Professionals Board for Blanchet House, a downtown Portland social services organization providing food, clothing, and transitional housing programs to people in need. He is also involved the Oregon Zoo’s Community Advocacy Council. In his spare time, Garrett trains for marathons and improves upon his amateur photography skills.

Event Waste Reduction: The Unsung Hero

Waste Reduction is Overlooked Event waste reduction is a strategy that encompasses all aspects of sustainability. When it comes to sustainable events, we often hear about: The goal of hosting a zero-waste event Achieving a high level of waste diversion Across the events industry, organizers are striving to push the national average of 32% [...]

By |2023-10-27T21:12:52+00:00October 24th, 2023|Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership – American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) held its 103rd Annual Meeting at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado from January 8th to 12th, 2023. Marking the first in-person gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic forced a two-year hiatus. The American Meteorological Society’s commitment to environmental stewardship is impressive. We were honored to be involved this year. [...]

By |2023-10-27T21:16:04+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Blog, Lessons In Leadership, Sustainability|0 Comments

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