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 can be done through smart purchasing: products and services from companies and manufacturers that have demonstrated their commitment to both you, the industry and the environment.
Let’s face it – a product that is “green” is less harmful than the alternative.
So, what can you do? Here are some tips that are actionable, NOW:
Building on the successful achievements of Pfizer’s carbon emission reduction and green chemistry programs, we are working to contribute meaningfully to global efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
Throughout the lifecycle of our products, our aspiration is to further reduce our carbon footprint and increase energy efficiency, decrease dependence on limited resources and reduce waste in order to help ensure a sustainable future for our patients, our global community and our company.
Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises recognized at annual Port of Seattle ceremony
SEATTLE, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc, (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, was well represented last month at the sixth annual Port of Seattle Green Gateway Awards, with three of its cruise line brands being recognized for environmental excellence. Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line
Antea Group consultant Steven Meun recently presented on sustainability for facility operations. The session walks you through the fundamentals of sustainability in the facility context, looks at the rationale for incorporating sustainability into your business, and examines some of the basics and first steps for tackling sustainability in water, waste, and energy.
March 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. Hazardous waste is managed, from generation to final disposition, by trained technical experts.
All of this block quoting of the Pope is pretty convenient. I mean, it shortens up what I have to write considerably. I promise you I’m not being lazy though. Pope Francis has some important things to say, so here’s your next quote (emphasis again my own).