SUSTAINABLE EVENT PRACTICES
In an effort to minimize its environmental impact, the Forum followed sustainable event practices in line with the APEX ASTM Green Event Standards.
> Paperless online registration and speaker selection process.
> Name badges inserts are made of 100% post consumer waste recycled content and holders are compostable.
> Signage is printed on an FSC certified, 100% recyclable foamboard alternative.
CATERING / FOOD AND BEVERAGE
> Menu items sourced from local organic farms.
> Water pitcher and glasses used in place of bottled water.
> Bulk butter, jam, sugar, and condiments.
Comprehensive waste diversion system in place.
> All staff live within a 15 mile radius of the office or work remotely.
GREEN EVENT OFFICE AND OPERATIONS
>TSI Operations are 100% carbon neutral and 100% powered by renewable energy.
> Minimal printing on 100% recycled post consumer waste paper.
Use of FSC certified printers and print on 100% recycled paper, processed chlorine-free using soy inks.
100% natural daylighting used during the day (no need for office lights until after sunset).
Green Seal certified or natural home made cleaning products.
Office kitchen features china (no disposables) and condiments in bulk.
Three Squares Inc. is a proud member of the Green Meeting Industry Council and has been active in developing and promoting the APEX ASTM Sustainable Meeting Standards.