The kick off of the world’s largest electronics show the International CES may just be around the corner, but 2009′s event is still getting rave reviews. Recently Trade Show Executive Magazine featured the 2009 event as its winner for North America’s Greenest Show. Organizers of the 2011 event kicking off on January 6th promise even greater strides in the realm of reducing and recycling waste. According to trade show organizers International CES 2009 was able to accomplish several amazing green goals including:
- -Recycled 51 percent (121.27 tons) of the total solid waste generated by show attendees.
- -Implemented recycling bins, recycled carpeting and other enviro-friendly materials onsite.
- -Offset more than 20,000 tons of carbon emissions.
- -Worked with the LVCC to replace more than 15,000 gallons of non-sustainable products, eliminating harsh chemicals used to clean and maintain more than 100 restrooms and the convention space daily.
- -Switched to recycled paper products including toilet paper, facial tissue and paper towels in the LVCC.
- -Diverted all light bulbs used by the show from landfills, as well as batteries and other electronics products.
- -Put hazardous waste disposal programs in effect for waste oil, paints and solvents, and instituted a gas recovery program.
- -Proudly offered two-thirds of all attendee food containers and utensils made of biodegradable hemp, corn byproduct or other organic materials.
- -Used recycled carpet in the aisles in the LVCC.
- -Printed all attendee flyers and CES literature on recycled paper using soy ink.
- -Highlighted eco-friendly gadgets through its Sustainable Technology TechZone.
For 2011′s event going green is going to get even better with the inclusion of the Sustainable Planet Spotlight featuring exhibits on green building, alternate energy sources, green business, and sustainable packaging.
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