Beau’s Oktoberfest is an Impressive Eco-Friendly Event

Beau's Oktoberfest is Impressive as an Eco-Friendly Event

If you haven’t heard of Beau’s Oktoberfest, you’re missing out. Beau’s Oktoberfest is a popular fundraising event hosted by Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. Held in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, the festival is also an eco-friendly event that provides an opportunity to celebrate craft beer, local food and indie music with family and friends in a […]

Green Event Cleaning Services – 6 Reasons to Hire the Professionals

6 Reasons to Hire Professional Green Event Cleaning Services

Hosting an event can be a difficult task. From planning the entertainment to the catering, there is definitely a lot to get done. It’s important, however, not to neglect the responsibility of cleaning up properly after the event, and to ensure the cleanup process is planned out as well. And with this environmental impact of […]

Rio2016 Olympics: From Sustainable Event Hosting to Long Term Legacies

Overview of event sustainability initiatives at the Rio2016 Summer Olympics

The Rio2016 Summer Olympic Games have just finished with a festive finale. No doubt the Games’ workforce, 50,000 volunteers and the many hosting agencies are exhausted and exhilarated for having delivered the array of competitions, celebrations and cultural events – and all for the first time in South America. Like many visitors, I have a […]

Exploring Vegetarian and Vegan Catering for Events

Exploring Vegetarian and Vegan Options in Event Planning

The livestock industry has grown in the past few decades with the increasing global population, urbanization and income growth. In 2009, a study conducted by the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) projected the demand for meat and dairy products to double by 2050. Livestock and the Environment Livestock production is a […]

Sustainable Event Tip #25 – Providing a Low Emissions Guest Shuttle

Reduce the impact of your attendees’ “last mile” of travel by providing a low emissions guest shuttle.

Often overlooked when planning an event, transportation represents a considerable sustainability impact that should be given its due attention. Now while it is difficult to directly manage all aspects of if, as many attendees will inevitably choose to travel however they do, there are certain key areas that you can influence. The guest shuttle, for instance, is […]

Waste Management Planning for Outdoor Events

If you’re planning a large outdoor event – be it a music, food or street festival – you already know how waste management can present a big headache. These types of events produce tonnes of waste (literally) and it takes some careful planning to get it right. Here are a few issues and related strategies […]