Why Bother With Sustainable Practices At Your Events

Why Bother with Sustainable Practices at Your Meetings?

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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 […]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

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In this topsy-turvy world, it appears the only thing constant is change. Change is coming at each of us from all directions right now and, like many here at MeetGreen, you may be struggling to make sense of it all. There is no better time to slow down, examine priorities and consider all the things […]

Now That Was Big Data

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Twenty-three filing cabinets, 4 printers, 117 binders, 3 label makers, copious amounts of index cards, reams of letterhead and one lonely typewriter later, we said goodbye to the past and completed our move to MeetGreen’s new headquarters.  With an increase in employees working virtually, we decided it was time to change to a more efficient, […]

Challenge Yourself at IMEX America

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Because I love a good dare, last year I quickly accepted the challenge thrown down by Aaron Elliott, Sustainability Manager at MeetGreen, who is responsible for the green meeting practices at IMEX America.  His challenge was to take selfies showing what the average attendee can do at IMEX America to minimize waste.  Let’s say this […]

No Cookie Left Behind

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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 […]

Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

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Helpful Tips after the Party is Over. It was all well and good on December 31st, when we raised our glasses and toasted in the New Year with all sorts of resolutions.  You know…lose weight, save money or even simplify your life.  And now here it is January and we are all doing our very […]