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GES Achieves Environmental Sustainability Re-certification Earning APEX/ASTM Level Two

GES has again achieved APEX/ASTM Level Two certification for the meetings and event industry. Spearheaded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Green Meeting Industry Council, the standards were developed in collaboration between APEX (the Convention Industry Council’s Accepted

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Javits Center and Centerplate Announce New Salad Dressing Featuring Rooftop Bee Hives’ Honey

First Batch of Honey Harvested from Second Largest Green Roof in United States New York Convention Center Operating Corporation President and CEO Alan Steel and Centerplate President and CEO Chris Verros today announced a new salad dressing at the Javits

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Orbus Recycles 77 Percent of Total Waste Year to Date and Partners with Donco Recycling Solutions

Orbus Exhibit & Display Group, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit and event solutions, is pleased to announce that year to date it has recycled 77.3 percent of its total waste. To help in the continued recycling

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Prague Congress Centre Goes Green: Respect to Environment Pays Off

The Prague Congress Centre was perceived by the public as a giant who devours an endless amount of energy. But it is not true. Sustainable development and energy saving are clear priorities of the current center. The evidence of it

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The Events Industry Council Honors the Winner of the Innovation in Sustainability Award

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Recognized for Blu Planet Water Conservation Project The Events Industry Council, in partnership with IMEX has launched a new industry award this year, the Innovation in Sustainability Award, and honors Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as the

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New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s Centerplate Hosts “Zero Waste Lunch” at Waste Expo

At right, Executive Chef Brandon Felder of Centerplate at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center speaks as WasteExpo attendees enjoy a “Zero Waste Lunch” in a dumpster equipped with salvaged wood seats and flooring, and table made from

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Los Angeles Convention Center Honored for Water Management Project

The Los Angeles Convention Center, managed by AEG Facilities, placed 2nd in the Water Management Category at the Los Angeles Department Water and Power 2017 Sustainability Awards. The Sustainability Awards event was held on April 6, 2017, at the La Kretz

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Convention Center Earns City of San Diego Recycler of the Year Award

Venue Diverted 79 Percent of Total Waste from Local Landfills in 2016 The San Diego Convention Center has been recognized for innovative and successful zero waste efforts by the City of San Diego’s Environmental Services Department with the Recycler of

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Reasons Why Customers are More Loyal to Companies with Green Practices

By Kaitlin Krull Environmental awareness is an essential part of 21st century life–including business. According to a 2013 global survey on corporate social responsibility, 94% of the 10,000+ consumers polled around the world said that they would be more likely

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Best Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Tradeshow Booth

By Kaitlin Krull Although we live in a digital world, tradeshows are still one of the most effective ways for businesses to demonstrate and sell their products to buyers across the world. The tradeshow industry in the United States is

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