8. Procurement

This subject investigates everything you purchase to produce an event and the sustainable options to consider.

Sustainable Procurement:

  • Reduces demand on earth’s resources.
  • Reduces waste produced.
  • Reduces carbon impact from mining, growing, manufacture, and transport of goods.

Steps to Sustainable Procurement:

  • Choose sustainable suppliers
  • ‘Green’ your current supply chain
  • Encourage innovation
  • Buy less stuff
  • Consider the cradle to grave impacts

Consider the following elements:

  • Sustainably grown
  • Recycled content
  • Re-used materials
  • Fair Labour
  • Chemical Free
  • Locally produced
  • Re-used materials
  • Eco Labelled
  • Fair Trade
  • Certified Organic