the results for our zero waste effort are in! and if i might say so myself, we did a wonderful job reducing our environmental impact. Here is the play by play action:

RESOURCES IMPACT

OUR EVENT RECOVERED:

  • 210 pounds of materials through recycling and composting
  • 88% of all your discards!

ENERGY & CLIMATE IMPACTS

OUR EVENT SAVED:

  • 7 gallons of gasoline in energy savings
  • 461 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions

COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPACTS

OUR EVENT AVOIDED:

  • 1 pounds of air pollution
  • .4 pounds of water pollution
  • .5 pounds of toxic herbicides that threaten plants, wildlife, humans and our food systems
  • 100 pounds of substances that threaten human health, including carcinogens, particulate matter and volatile organic compounds