Want to have more eco-conscious meetings but not sure where to start? MeetGreen compiled a 15 Step Green Event Checklist that proves going green can start with the small changes.

  1. Ask for recycling at the facility
  2. Ask for towel reuse program at the hotel
  3. Request no bottled water be served
  4. Ask for all condiments and beverages to be served in bulk
  5. Request leftover food be donated
  6. Request water glasses not be pre-filled at banquets
  7. Request china and linens for meals, no disposables
  8. Ask if there is electronic signage in the meeting venue
  9. Ask about sustainable local food
  10. Reuse signage and create using sustainable material
  11. Reduce printed material and use recycled content where possible
  12. Reduce conference swag and use a sustainable source for any swag
  13. Minimize packaging on all purchased products
  14. Find a donation stream for leftover materials (think of end use when making purchases)
  15. Communicate sustainability efforts and options to attendees