April 2018 Community News

//April 2018 Community News
April 2018 Community News2018-04-16T23:40:22+00:00
Skipping the Single-Use Plastics at Events

Skipping the Single-Use Plastics at Events

We know when humans gather, we love to eat and drink…and it shows! According to recent studies, more than 100 million plastic utensils and 500 million straws are used every day in the United States alone. When calculated on a global scale, humans buy one million plastic bottles per minute. This translates to using approximately 1.6 million barrels of oil annually just producing plastic water bottles!

At MeetGreen, we applaud not only the humanitarian benefits that Clean the World and partners provide, we also appreciate the reduction in landfilled bars of soap (among other usable amenities), of which more than 2 million are thrown away daily. This is what Debi Kinney, Vice President, CSR and Hotel Business Development, had to say about the landscape Clean the World is working – and thriving – in.

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We're Out and About

We’re Out and About

The MeetGreen team will be out and about this spring, and you may be wondering where you can find us. You’re in luck, we have created a list of all the fantastic events you will find us managing and greening for our client’s conferences.

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Climate Change

How is Climate Change Affecting the Meeting Industry?

We’re seeing hurricanes, fires, drought, and the like. Could your meeting be affected?

Find out what industry professionals are saying about the effects of climate change via this article published by Meetings and Conventions.

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