Green Event

food pantry

Food from conference delivered to local food pantry.

OUR PURPOSE
• Advance sustainability in communities and on campuses

LOCATION
• Limited train service is available
• Car pooling assistance is provided

REDUCED MATERIALS
• Online registration, announcements and presentations
• Exhibitors honor our environmental mission with reduced materials
• Reusable exhibit posters and banners
• Limited handouts and giveaways made from sustainable materials (no plastics)
• Presentations are posted online after the conference in lieu of printed handouts
• Conference guide posted online and printed (one page only) on recycled/FSC-certified paper

FOOD & BEVERAGE
• No disposable plastic water bottles
• Unserved food is donated to local shelter or food pantry
• Lunch in the dining hall features several sustainable practices

ZERO WASTE
• Recycle bin provided
• Compost:  prep and plate food waste is composted

CARBON OFFSET
• Carbon offset for all building energy and transportation to and from the conference is a donation to a Massachusetts environmental organization. Former recipients: Live Cooler, Mass Climate Action Network, Toxics Action Center, Home Energy Efficiency Team, and Green Marlborough.

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Healthy Meeting Guidelines

Healthy Meeting Toolkit

Green PDF
Sustainable Production

… and more.

We’re happy to work with our venue managers, exhibitors, vendors, participants, and staff on sustainable choices.