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Making the Connection Between Food and Carbon

Did you know the food served at events significantly impacts carbon emissions? In fact, transport, housing, and food have the three largest carbon footprints. What determines the carbon footprint of food? Food’s carbon footprint is the greenhouse gas emissions produced by: Growing Rearing Farming Processing Transporting Storing Cooking Disposing High Versus Low Carbon Footprint [...]

One Bin, Two Bins, Red Bins, Blue Bins

Recycle Bins and Waste Bins Struggle with sorting your recyclables and waste? Why does every venue have its own style of bins? Every city, region, and country have their own rules. Confused? You should be! Average Diversion Rate The good news is you are not alone. The bad news is according to [...]

Cool Things Our Clients Do – Giving Back Edition

Giving back is key to your organization's impact on the host city of your event. Organizations meeting in a destination can have either a positive or negative impact on the community. An increased focus on communities regarding health, food scarcity, and environmental factors, gives hosting organizations an opportunity to make a real difference—to DO GOOD. [...]

Cool Things Our Clients Do: Event Materials Edition

Rethinking How We Meet…It Matters The best place to start having a more sustainable event is often by rethinking the materials we use in an event. Rethinking how the materials were used in the past will save considerably on time, money, and the environment moving forward. Ask your team these questions at the very beginning [...]

By |2022-06-23T22:44:58+00:00June 23rd, 2022|Blog, Conference Management, Sustainability, Tips|2 Comments

Cool Things Our Clients Do: Food Edition

Our corporate clients are on the cutting edge of sustainable events. They know how we meet matters, and their leadership drives the demand for sustainable initiatives. These organizations are changing the sustainable event scene forever through: Sound planning Vendor engagement Significant buying power In this post, we concentrate on three food-related "cool things our clients [...]

Zero Waste Challenge Accepted!

The MeetGreen team loves a good challenge, especially if it involves working together and making the world a better place. Kathryn Kellogg from "Going Zero Waste" created a zero-waste challenge that inspired our team. During February, we began our journey to take on this challenge and learn from one another throughout the 28 days. [...]

By |2022-04-22T21:44:49+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Blog, Food Waste, Sustainability, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Lessons in Leadership: Adaptability and Innovation

MeetGreen has operated as a virtual company from the very beginning over two decades ago and we are adventurers in this world. More than ever before. Adapting Events in 2020 At the beginning of the COVID 19 shutdown in March 2020, the MeetGreen team successfully converted the year’s first face-to-face meeting [...]

MeetGreen’s Top 5 Posts of 2021

We took a look back and here are MeetGreen's top 5 posts for 2021! Topics of sustainability, carbon footprint accounting, digital event gifting, net zero virtual events, and supporting diverse small businesses.  Hypocrisy and Understanding of Sustainable Living Approachable methods to digesting sustainability that will give you the tools and pep talk you [...]

Sustainability Innovations at IMEX America

Do you want to see sustainability in action? IMEX America has always taken the leadership position since the show’s inception in 2011 and this year was no different. Follow along as we show you what we saw at the event. Educational Tour Educational tour of MGM Resort’s solar array. These solar panels helped power [...]

By |2021-12-09T17:15:46+00:00November 24th, 2021|Blog, Q32021, Sustainability|0 Comments

Can Rethinking Events Future-Proof Your Organization?

The world has shifted dramatically in the past two years. How we work, do business, market, shop, gather, share information, and live day-to-day has undergone a transformation none of us could have expected. Let me be clear, there is no return to "normal," and it is time to future-proof both your personal and business worlds. [...]

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