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Working from Home and Sustainability

Working from home and sustainability has brought to mind questions of what can we do to improve our impacts when it comes to sustainability at home. Many of us are working from home for the first time or more often due to the COVID-19 crisis. In April 2020, sixty-two percent of Americans reported they have [...]

By |2020-08-13T16:35:15+00:00August 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

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 |2022-02-25T01:26:51+00:00February 21st, 2020|Blog, Conference Management, Food Waste, SDGs, Sustainability|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 |2022-01-26T23:07:17+00:00January 10th, 2020|Blog, Sustainability, Technology|1 Comment

March MeetGreenChat – Food Waste

Continuing in our discussions about waste this month's tweet chat topic was food waste. There are many avenues that food waste can occur during an event; with proper planning you can minimize this waste in a variety of resourceful solutions. Let's see what the participants in this month's MeetGreenChat had to say about food waste [...]

By |2019-03-14T00:17:04+00:00March 14th, 2019|Blog, MeetGreenChat|0 Comments

Sustainable Menu Planning

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. We thought that "Sustainable Menu Planning" would be a great topic for our last #MeetGreenChat of the year! [...]

By |2018-12-10T22:40:11+00:00December 10th, 2018|Blog, MeetGreenChat, Sustainability|0 Comments

Why Bother with Sustainable Practices at Your Meetings?

Indeed. Why bother with sustainable practices at your meetings? Why bother recycling on the show floor? Why bother serving local food? Why bother choosing seafood from a sustainable fishery? Why bother asking venues if they use renewable energy? Why bother measuring your environmental footprint? Why bother reusing signage? Why bother choosing condiments in bulk? Why [...]

By |2017-12-19T02:59:01+00:00April 19th, 2017|Blog, Green Meetings, Sustainability|0 Comments

Top 10 Tips For Your Holiday Events

'Tis the season for holiday events! How do you plan a holiday event with sustainable goals in mind? Don’t worry, we have you covered! The MeetGreen team has put together 10 tips for your holiday events this season that will guide you greener events no matter what the occasion may be. Provide china and linen [...]

By |2019-07-26T20:03:28+00:00November 16th, 2016|Blog, Healthy Events, Sustainability, Tips|0 Comments

You Can End Food Waste at Events

You want to cut back food waste at your events.  You want to save money on your food budget.  You want your choices to make this world a better place.  Yet, the hospitality industry has set guest’s expectations high–the first person through a buffet line and the last both have access to the same amount [...]

By |2022-01-26T23:01:31+00:00August 4th, 2016|Best Practices, Blog, Change, Food Waste, Healthy Events|0 Comments

No Cookie Left Behind

As the general session started and participants had already moved from the continental breakfast to find their seats, a man rushed up to me and he was furious. “There is one flavor of yogurt left, the selection of pastries is dismal,” he yelled, “and the only fruit left is apples!” I agreed and explained while [...]

By |2018-02-12T22:03:13+00:00July 28th, 2015|Blog, Change, Future Trends, Hospitality Industry|0 Comments

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