How to plan and deliver environmentally sustainable events

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What does this involve?

Running sustainable events can help you comply with environmental legislation, reduce your environmental impact, enhance your business reputation, provide you with a competitive advantage and make it easier to access further sources of funding. It can also help you save considerably on operating costs.

This guide provides event organisers with top tips to help you deliver sustainable events and directs you to further in-depth information. 

Read the guide for more information about:

  • how to select an environmentally responsible venue - minimising the environmental impact of your event
  • how to provide catering that produces less waste, including questions to ask your supplier
  • how to minimise your use of energy, water and resources at events, to keep waste at a minimum
  • how to identify and communicate effectively with your key stakeholders
  • the importance of environmental legislation that applies to the management of events
  • formal accreditation you can apply for, to be recognised for your environmental efforts

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

This guide will be helpful for event organisers, venue providers and the supply chain for events.

Important information

This guide will take around 45 minutes to read.

Next steps

Visit the Zero Waste Scotland website to request a free copy of the guide (you will need to enter your personal details).

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