You've probably seen them after a long business meeting or conference: trash bins filled with plastic water bottles, Styrofoam or paper plates, and piles of glossy pamphlets and paper handouts. Whether or not the networking was a waste of your time is one thing, but what about the waste generated by the event itself?
Now it's your turn to plan a business event and you want to make it eco-friendly. That's smart because planning a green business event can not only save money, but it also can generate some positive buzz for your company because you'll be leaving less of a footprint on the environment.
Worried you'll be spending an exorbitant amount of money for ugly, fiber-y brown plates and cups? Don't. Going green can be simple, elegant or fun, inexpensive, and best of all, inspiring to others who do business. Let's look at five ways to plan green.