Retirement Picnic

Event Overview
Location (City/Venue)
Minneapolis park
Number of Attendees
50
Date of Event
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Brief Background on Event
Picnic in a park to celebrate a friend's retirement.
Food
Food Practices
Implemented a food waste recovery initiative (food to hogs, composting, etc.)
Waste & Recycling
Waste Management Methods Used
Trash Disposal
Recycling
Organics Management (food/paper waste composting, food to hogs, food donation, etc.)
Program Audiences
Recycling - Event Participants
Organics Management - Event Participants
Additional Info
We collected all utensils, even plastic ones, to be washed and reused.
Results
Volume of waste diverted from trash through recycling/organics collection
One grocery bag of organics was diverted.
What has been your biggest success in terms of green initiatives at your event?
We raised awareness of alternatives to just dumping everything in the trash.
What has been your biggest challenge in terms of green initiatives at your event?
Bins of differing heights make it hard for people to determine at a glance that they're supposed to sort their waste.
Will you plan to implement green initiatives again?
Definitely!