Replace the brochures with e- brochures or postcards on recycled paper, and include links to the event's website for more information.
Print on recycled or recyclable paper only the pages needed. Upload the remaining information to the website.
Make a list of local printers that utilize recycled or recyclable paper. Share this information with participants on the website.
Give preference to suppliers committed to caring for our environment.
Hire an expert to determine the carbon emissions that the event and the participants generate. Balance this effect including in the program activities such as planting trees.
No printing during the event. Deliver presentations and reports on USB memory sticks, or upload them online.
Use technologies such as SPOT ME, a mobile application for smart phone devices that will concentrate the updated information of the event.
Print the badges on recycled paper and ask participants to return their end cords and badge holder. Reuse them for other events.
Turn the lights on just 15 minutes before starting the sessions. Lower the light intensity (dimmers) and air conditioning, and take advantage of natural light in the meeting rooms.
Use existing containers for organic and inorganic waste, glass, PET and cardboard.
Do not print signs or markings, use technology instead-place screens to display the program.
Do not give portfolios to participants. As a substitute, give reusable cloth bags.
Promote walking routes as an alternative for using motor transportation to hotels.
Do not use, if possible, disposable plates, cups, napkins and cutlery; as a substitute, use washable or recyclable items.
Donate remaining food, paper and materials to a local institution at the end of each day, and after the event.
Publish the efforts made in the event's website.