Volume of waste diverted from trash through recycling/organics collection:
Cost savings experienced from implementing green initiatives:
Please describe any other known environmental benefits from sustainability initiatives at your event:
By not printing handouts for attendees we saved a lot of paper, ink, and time. We had all of the resources available online so that attendees could print out or use materials electronically as needed.
What has been your biggest success in terms of green initiatives at your event?:
Composting all of the food and paper waste, as well as not printing handouts and using reusable name tags and coffee mugs.
What has been your biggest challenge in terms of green initiatives at your event?:
Finding someone who could take the organics; we had to ask around but found someone who was attending who could take it. Also, finding the best central location to minimize transportation for the attendees who were coming from around the metro area.
How were the green initiatives received by event attendees and/or vendors?:
They expect it of us, so very well!
Will you plan to implement green initiatives again?: