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Easy Ways to Green Your Meeting in 2016

Easy Ways to Green Your Meeting in 2016

In 2016, we are encouraging all meeting and event professionals to take the leap and make sure your meetings, special events and conferences are eco-friendly, and sustainable. Here are a few quick tips to get started: Source name badges that…

Our Top Green Meeting Tips for #Hotelprofs

We did not outline this in a post until last July, but 2015 marked big changes for Green Key Global. This year we made the commitment to sharing information – not just to hospitality industry supplies, but to meeting and…

Sustainable Event Trends for 2020

In January 2015, MCI wrote an article on the Top 10 Sustainable Event Trends for 2020. This is a comprehensive list of ten key sustainability trends are what they are predicting to happen in the event industry by 2020. These…

Green Procurement: What #Eventprofs Need to Know

What is Green Procurement? It’s where you, and your organization (whether you are a meeting planning firm, or work for a corporation or association) have the greatest influence over the amount of waste generated and diverted from your event. This…

Hotel Beekeeping – From Innovation to Best Practice

By: Jenni Moon, Greenview Urban beekeeping has seen an uptake in recent years due to the ever growing phenomenon known as Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) in which honeybees are dying off at alarming rates. Bees provide an essential ecosystem service…

Is Your Kitchen Facility Truly Green?

Stat: Approximately 20-30% of a hotel’s total energy need is used in the kitchen. Restaurant kitchens can run close to 80%, though it is estimated that 60% of the energy consumed is not used to cook food! If you make…