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How do we make Hyderabad more “green�?? Ideas for a more sustainable conference Adrian M. Ash, Ashoka Volunteer


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First things first‌. "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.� The Most Rev. Desmond Tutu


+ Things We Are Doing Well! Including green ideas where possible 

Electronic

registration and information distribution Conference

venue within in walking distance of lodging Vegetarian Plasma

meals

screens instead of printed posters


+ Participant Packets Re-usable cloth bag, folder and USB bracelet •

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The Green Participant 1 booklet > 15 handouts

• Water

cup

Attention paid to green features of Tech4Society •


+ The Printer

Everything

double sided and with expanded

margins 

Soy or vegetable based inks

Forest 

Stewardship Council certified paper

1 booklet > 15 handouts


+ Food, Beverage & Dining Availability of fair trade coffee and teas •

•Aim

for bulk; NO bottled water!

Donating leftover food to local organization •

Avoiding disposable products

Enjoying local flavors

•What

should we do with our food waste?


+ Taking Action! The Green Participant • You

can use towels more than

once… Gentle reminders and common sense •

Local solutions

•How •

can we involve the Fellows?

Speak up!


+ Deepening the Shade… •

Purchasing carbon offsets

•Choosing

eco-buildings as

venues •

Locations that minimize travel

• Tele-conferencing

video feeds

and live


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Thanks for Listening!

Adrian M. Ash, Ashoka Volunteer


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