Green Meetings and Events Guidelines Drafted

by | Aug 31, 2009

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To help businesses conduct more environmentally conscious meetings and events, a new set of guidelines has been drafted by members of the Convention Industry Council.

The council’s Accepted Practices Exchange (APEX) Panel on Green Meeting and Event Practice has been working on the standards, along with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Green Meeting Industry Council.

The group has developed guidelines in each of these areas (click to read guidelines and leave comments):

Earlier this year, the Green Meeting Industry Council launched the Million Tons of Trash Challenge, noting that the average meeting attendee generates about 20 pounds of trash.

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