During the Event

  • Request vendors to turn off their vehicles instead of idling when making deliveries or during set ups
  • Use whiteboards or flat screen TVs to post announcements
  • Provide reusable name badges and collect them at the conclusion of the event
  • Use power strips for all electronic equipment (laptops, projectors, etc.) and shut off power strips during breaks or between sessions
  • Remind participants to unplug phone chargers or laptops when their equipment is fully charged
  • Use rechargeable batteries for electronic devices (cameras, laser pointers, etc.)
  • Only distribute paper materials (like handouts or notepads) upon request
  • Thank your guests for the considerations they’ve taken to make this a green event
  • Encourage guests to take home items such as centerpieces and artwork
  • Post signage or have volunteers direct participants to waste stations