Pack One Less Pair of Shoes

Did you know if you pack just one less pair of shoes you can eliminate 5 lbs. of CO2 when traveling by air? or If you opt for an electronic program instead of a paper one you can save 52 gallons of water? or If you participate in a hotel's linen-reuse program you can save [...]

By |2018-03-19T20:49:19+00:00March 13th, 2014|Resources, Standards, Travel|0 Comments

Hey Baby, What’s Your Diversion Rate?

Just like the old "fern bars" of my early days when, "What's your sign?" was a frequently asked question, the newest version of this opening line for sustainable planners may be about your venue's diversion rate. You know, the amount of waste diverted from the landfill during/after an event.If you can't answer at least 40%, [...]

By |2018-01-11T00:44:01+00:00March 8th, 2012|Measurement, Standards, Tip of the Week|0 Comments

APEX/ASTM Exhibits Standard…Ready, Set, Go!

Today I studied the APEX/ASTM Exhibits Standard, aka Standard Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Exhibits for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows and Conference, and I have to say, "Wow, here we go. The time for talk is over!"Exhibits are complicated events when you take into account the communication required between the planner, event [...]

By |2012-03-07T01:48:00+00:00March 7th, 2012|Best Practices, Standards, Tip of the Week|0 Comments

The Standards Are Here, Now What?

That's right, the APEX/ASTM Standards (8 out of 9 anyway) are now available online. The waiting is over, now it is time for action.If you are like me, your mind is probably racing with questions like...What will they mean to my organization, events, and my position? Where can I find them? How can I implement [...]

By |2018-06-08T21:25:53+00:00February 17th, 2012|Standards|0 Comments


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