The 2020 SPLC Virtual Summit saved 235,279 KG in CO2e total emissions with their virtual conference. That’s equivalent to taking a car off the road for 583,816 miles or the carbon sequestered by 307 acres of U.S. forests in one year!
The Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference of 2020 was originally a face-to-face meeting. With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the world around us the Fair Trade Campaigns team and the MeetGreen team worked together and moved this conference to a virtual meeting in 10 days. By moving to virtual it enabled more attendees to participate without [...]
In 2019 the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association gathered in Portland,OR for their annual conference. The event sustainable impacts include giving back to the hosting city's community, reducing paper usage, as well as providing a LifeStraw to attendees! We are proud to share the post events from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association 2019 conference.
Since 1994, MeetGreen has worked with progressive global organizations to integrate leading event sustainability practices and produce conferences and events that deliver targeted business results. Rooted in our core company values and principles of conduct, we are pleased to share the following highlights from our cumulative impact and legacy.
Sustainability is a collaborative effort, and you can’t do it alone. It takes the passion, commitment and expertise of many organizations and individuals. The bottom line is…without your foremost partners you simply won’t be as successful. By using a step-by-step process, the task isn’t as daunting as might be imagined. Infographic Source - Event Industry [...]
For 25 years, MeetGreen has worked with progressive global organizations to integrate leading event sustainability practices and produce conferences and events that deliver targeted business results. Rooted in our core company values and principles of conduct, we are pleased to share the following highlights from our cumulative impact and legacy.
The choice of food and beverage can have a big impact on an event’s environmental footprint. Sustainable menu planning reflects the decisions that organizers make regarding the selection of food and beverage served at conferences and events. This infographic is broken into seven categories to help you plan your menu.
Whether you are a event/meeting professional, an event marketing team leader, or a sustainability champion you are probably in need of a Green Event Checklist. We have created this list from our years of experience and implementation of green practices.
Single-use plastics are pervasive, often because they are so inexpensive to produce. Unfortunately, many items like plastic water bottles, which are used for only minutes, but can linger in the environment for over 400 years. We produce roughly 300 million tons of plastic each year and 91% of that is not recycled. With this in [...]