Green Gatherings: Sustainable Practices for Eco-Friendly Events and Conferences

Sustainability is a vital consideration in every industry, and event planning is no exception. As awareness of environmental issues grows, both organisers and attendees are increasingly looking for ways to reduce the environmental impact of conferences and events. Here are some key sustainable practices that can help make your events more eco-friendly.


Sustainable Catering

Work with caterers who source local, organic and seasonal produce. Reducing meat consumption by offering more plant-based options can also significantly lower the event’s carbon footprint. Plan to minimise food waste by accurately estimating attendance and donating any leftover food to local charities.


Digital Communication

Minimise paper by utilising digital alternatives for event materials. Use mobile apps for agendas, maps and communication, and encourage speakers to distribute digital handouts. If printed materials are necessary, use recycled paper and soy-based inks.


Eco-Friendly Transportation

Encourage attendees to use public transportation, carpooling or ride-sharing services to reduce the event’s carbon footprint. Provide shuttle services from major transportation hubs to the event venue. If possible, choose venues within walking distance of hotels and amenities.


Waste Management

Implement a comprehensive waste management plan that includes recycling, composting, and waste reduction strategies. Clearly label bins for different types of waste and ensure they are easily accessible. Work with waste management companies that specialise in sustainable practices.


Energy Efficiency

Use energy-efficient lighting and equipment during the event. LED lights consume less power and have a longer lifespan compared to traditional lighting. LED video walls are also a great way to create energy-efficient backdrops and presentations. We have plenty of eco-friendly lighting solutions choose from. 


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