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March MeetGreenChat – Rethinking Your Event for Zero Waste

The March 4th #MeetGreenChat focused on rethinking your event for zero waste. Zero waste events is a topic of discussion that is challenging to understand. Does a zero waste event mean 100% zero waste? How would you plan for an event and measure your efforts towards zero waste? These were just some of the questions [...]

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 devastating wildfires, to dire warnings from the UN Climate Science Panel, to the emergence of passionate new voices joining the climate conversation. Given [...]

By |2020-03-04T23:13:44+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Travel|0 Comments

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

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

Sustainable Tips for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and the team started thinking about how to celebrate this holiday more sustainably. Here are some sustainable tips for Halloween we’d like to share with you: Costumes Buy costumes from the thrift store and when you are finished using them donate them back to the [...]

By |2019-10-25T19:24:38+00:00October 25th, 2019|Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

Leading by Example During National Fair Trade Month

In 2019, over 370 Fair Trade supporters and advocates gathered in Chicago at Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference to make new connections and take a deep dive on issues at the core of the fair trade movement. Over the course of three days, attendees heard from 70 speakers sharing their insights and expertise on [...]

Gramable Moments from a Sustainable Event

This week the Pacific Northwest Water Clean Water Association gathered for their 86th Annual Meeting. This community of over 1,100 professionals had the opportunity to attend 164 technical sessions over the three days in addition to offsite plant tours, networking events and CSR projects. The MeetGreen team was there in action managing all the logistics [...]

By |2019-09-13T21:02:03+00:00September 13th, 2019|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments