Benefits of Green Events
The benefits of hosting a Green Event are numerous, both for your event directly and for the community.
- Green Events helps you to reduce your trash bill by diverting recyclable materials from trash dumpsters.
- Green Events offers positive publicity for your event and your company by letting the public know that you care about the environment.
- Waste prevention also helps you and your vendors and other participants to lower purchasing and management costs through wise purchasing decisions.
- If you are working toward your Green Star Award, implementing a recycling program at your special events can help you to fulfill several Standards. It not only is a recycling program, but a waste prevention and outreach opportunity.
- Reducing the quantity of materials going to the landfill reduces the community cost of eventually expanding the landfill.
- Increasing recycling increases job opportunities in the recycling industry.
- Increased public awareness and understanding of recycling helps recycling in Anchorage.
- A visible recycling program shows visitors that Anchorage is a forward-thinking community, encouraging future visitors and events.