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2 What do you mean by green? using natural or available resources using natural or available resources recycling recycling reducing waste reducing waste raising environmental awareness raising environmental awareness saving pennies saving pennies

3 Why go green? (besides the fact that its trendy?) Using available resources saves MONEY Using available resources saves MONEY Recycling saves money, reduces pollution, Recycling saves money, reduces pollution, reduces waste, & makes our planet healthier reduces waste, & makes our planet healthier Keeps your brain nimble with creativity Keeps your brain nimble with creativity Raises awareness for others Raises awareness for others Being environmentally friendly is a Winthrop Being environmentally friendly is a Winthrop value… value…

4 Winthrop = Green Facilities Mgmt.

5 Recycling 102 RECYCLE WHAT? Office paper, newspaper, magazines Office paper, newspaper, magazines Aluminum (cans) Aluminum (cans) Glass Glass Plastic Containers Plastic Containers LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL: LOOK FOR THIS SYMBOL:

6 Green Meetings Let participants know about your green Let participants know about your green initiative initiative Use pre-event slides, note on packet, or Use pre-event slides, note on packet, or invite someone to open with a 5-minute invite someone to open with a 5-minute announcement (or YOU can do it!) announcement (or YOU can do it!) You dont have to do EVERYTHING, but You dont have to do EVERYTHING, but do SOMETHING! do SOMETHING!

7 First Steps… 1.Identify what you need for your event. 2.Make a quick list of everything you might need. 3.Determine your budget for marketing, catering, resources. 4.Now, THINK GREEN!

8 Second Steps… 1.Communicate your green initiative to other responsible parties. 2.What are my sources of waste? 3.What do I already have that I might use or repurpose? 4.What can I find, rent, or borrow? 5.How am I marketing this event? 6.Consider transportation. 7.Make a plan for recycling. 8.Invite guests to join you in your efforts, and make it easy for them.

9 For every item… Ask yourself: 1.Is the item youre purchasing or procuring absolutely necessary and/or useful? If yes, then… 2. Is the item durable or re-useable? If its disposable, is it made from recycled materials, recyclable, or compostable? If yes then… 3. Can collection facilities be organized at the event to collect the material?

10 Sources for Free/Cheap Stuff! Local Vendors/Shops/Consignment Local Vendors/Shops/Consignment Friends and Family Friends and Family Other campus departments Other campus departments Winthrop Greenhouse Winthrop Greenhouse Craigslist.com Craigslist.com Freecycle.org Freecycle.org Ideas? Ideas?

11 Green Communication Invitations Invitations RSVPs and Registration RSVPs and Registration Marketing Marketing Handouts…Electronic Distribution (!) Handouts…Electronic Distribution (!) Signs & Nametags Signs & Nametags After your event… After your event…

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13 Green Transportation Carpooling network (online/ ) Carpooling network (online/ ) Combine trips for purchasing, transporting guests, etc. Combine trips for purchasing, transporting guests, etc. Walk. Walk.

14 Green Hospitality Use green hotels: Use green hotels: The Inn at Winthrop The Inn at Winthrop Use same practices for off-campus events too. Use same practices for off-campus events too.

15 Green Food Use biodegradable or non-disposable serveware Use biodegradable or non-disposable serveware Finger Foods! (fingers are sustainable) Finger Foods! (fingers are sustainable) Condiments in containers versus packets Condiments in containers versus packets Use bulk containerswater bottles, dispensers, etc. Use bulk containerswater bottles, dispensers, etc. Make sure your count is accurate (no waste!) Make sure your count is accurate (no waste!) Sarah? Additions? Sarah? Additions?

16 Green Gifts Use green vendors Use green vendors Locally produced goods Locally produced goods Creative gift wrapgive them a green bag to put their stuff in Creative gift wrapgive them a green bag to put their stuff in Use gifts as centerpieces Use gifts as centerpieces Look in your departments storage for books, pens, pins, etc. that could be used. Look in your departments storage for books, pens, pins, etc. that could be used.

17 Green Flowers Use greenhouse for decorative flowers Use greenhouse for decorative flowers For cut flowers, reduce OASIS use For cut flowers, reduce OASIS use Give them away after the event (make arrangements BEFORE event) Give them away after the event (make arrangements BEFORE event) Can another department use these? Can another department use these? Buy whats in season (cheaper) Buy whats in season (cheaper) Creative containers Creative containers

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22 Greenhouse Flowers

23 You may not be able to do everything, but do SOMETHING…GREEN. Its easier to be GREEN with a little effort.

24 What are you already doing to green your events?

25 Is there anything youve heard today that you can implement?

26 Questions?Comments?

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