Are you planning an event for your campus organization or office? How will you execute the event in an environmentally and socially responsible manner? In the guide below, read our checklists for promoting sustainability for different types and scales of events you may be planning.
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SUSTAINABLE EVENT PRINCIPLES
Reduce any negative environmental impact caused by the event
Support local economy and society through your event’s purchases and goals
Promote eco-friendly actions by effectively communicating sustainable aspects of your event
Monitor the success of certain actions in concordance with eco-
friendly event principles in order to determine which actions are most effective
Encourage participants to continue sustainability practices outside of your event
TOP WAYS TO REDUCE YOUR IMPACT
Avoid paper invitations
Use large water dispensers instead of bottles
Prioritize video conferencing or enable carpooling or use of public transit
Encourage guests to bring their own dishware, napkins, etc.
Serve mainly locally grown and organic food, mostly vegetarian if possible, in a buffet style
Serve condiments in bulk
Recycle and compost as much as possible and provide instructions to guests