green

The German branch of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a new campaign (website, facebook) to save trees by encouraging people to print less documents by using a new file format: .wwf. This new file is a clone of the PDF with the only exception that it disables the print function of the application […]

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C onferences use plenty of non-green stuff (items that might have a high impact on the environment, create too much waste or just are not recyclable or reusable). Lanyards, the cord that holds your event badge, are one of these items. Often made of synthetic or plastic materials and have a brand logo printed on […]

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Recently one of the spotters of Springwise published the eco-minded products of Fairware, which sells “promotional products for your conscience” that could be used as sustainable gadgets and giveaways for your event. As a rule of thumb, better not to give away a crappy gadget that will have a negative effect on the environment (and […]

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Many events have the habit of  distributing crappy & useless gadgets, often provided by the sponsors. It gets even worse when attendees get to fight for them (I’ve seen men in suits which -directly or indirectly- had payed more than 2.000 USD for a ticket fighting over who got a cheap cap with the BMW […]

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