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Introduction workshop 3: "sustainable purchasing & zero-waste communication"

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Introduction for our 3rd Workshop, part of our Meetings Go Green programme.

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Introduction workshop 3: "sustainable purchasing & zero-waste communication"

  1. 1. MEETINGS GO GREEN Prevention Is Better Than Cure: Smart Purchasing & No-waste Communication DO Eat Coduco Delta Lloyd Life Freeman Greenwood CAP Conseil Biorganic Factory Thibaut Gilquin Jonathan Martens Siviglia Berto & Ellen Van Den Brande Dan Azria Marie-Hélène Dembour Isabelle Ratzel
  2. 2. « Smart purchasing & No-waste communication» 14/04/2016 A project of With the support of
  3. 3. Meetings go Green Project The MPI community brings together more than 18,500 meeting planners and industry suppliers worldwide Between November 2015 and June 2016, MPI, YUZU and 21SOLUTIONS decided to educate planners and suppliers of events to increase the waste prevention and implement a better waste management policy In order to make events more sustainable Thematic workshops Audits of events Guidance documents
  4. 4. Meetings go Green Project This project is funded by Brussels Environment and managed by the Brussels Waste Network.
  5. 5. What's E-waste ?
  6. 6. How to reduce E-waste ?
  7. 7. How to reduce E-waste ? The materials, supplies and products used to produce an event all have the potential for negative environmental impacts. Through environmentally preferable purchasing reductions in these impacts can be achieved back up the supply chain. Options to reduce environmental impacts of purchasing can be achieved through such things as :  using products which have an eco-label  including organic, fair trade, FSC or other sustainable forestry products, VOC free, environmentally safer cleaning agents, PVC-free paints, sustainably produced foods, products made from sustainable and recyclable materials, etc.
  8. 8. Menu 9.00 Welcome 9.15 Speakers  Jonathan Martens /Coduco: Sustainable purchasing policy  Siviglia Berto / Ellen Van den Brande - Delta Lloyd Life: Teambuilding zero waste in the Mountains  Marie-Hélène Dembour /CAP Conseil: Sustainable trade, responsible supply chain  Thibaut Gilquin /DO Eat: Edible and creative containers  Dan Azria /Freeman Greenwood: Sustainable communication 10.30 Coffee Break  Isabelle Ratzel: Owner/Manager Biorganic Factory  Aïko Vanholder: Event Manager Biorganic Factory 11.00 Questions / Answers 11.30 Workshops 12.15 Conclusions 12.30 Lunch time
  9. 9. Objectives of this 3rd Meetings Go Green workshop Our Meetings Go Green workshop will help you grow your knowledge on sustainable or smart purchasing & no or zero- waste communication.  What's the best practices in eco-purchasing and communication ?  How to conduce waste in a revalorization system before and after your event ?
  10. 10. Workshop  What's YOUR best practices in eco-purchasing and communication ?  How do YOU conduce waste in a revalorization system before and after your event ?  What’s YOUR biggest challenge?  How to get/manage eco-friendly –sustainable goodie bags?
  11. 11. MEETINGS GO GREEN: TODAY’S SPEAKERS Prevention Is Better Than Cure: Smart Purchasing & No-waste Communication DO Eat Coduco Delta Lloyd Life Freeman Greenwood CAP Conseil Biorganic Factory Thibaut Gilquin Jonathan Martens Siviglia Berto & Ellen Van Den Brande Dan Azria Marie-Hélène Dembour Isabelle Ratzel
  12. 12. Next Workshop 16 Juin : Smart Waste Sorting & Recycling at Thon hotel Bristol Stéphanie during the Industrie Meeting Day Come and learn about waste minimalization: • How to set up an effective waste sorting procedure? • What are the concrete solutions for recycling? • How much does it cost? • Which stakeholders offer innovative waste sorting solutions?
  13. 13. Thank you all for your attention !! Enjoy your lunch !

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