How do we make Hyderabad more â€œgreenâ€??? Ideas for a more sustainable conference Adrian M. Ash, Ashoka Volunteer
First things firstâ€Ś. "Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.â€? The Most Rev. Desmond Tutu
+ Things We Are Doing Well! Including green ideas where possible
registration and information distribution Conference
venue within in walking distance of lodging Vegetarian Plasma
screens instead of printed posters
+ Participant Packets Re-usable cloth bag, folder and USB bracelet •
The Green Participant 1 booklet > 15 handouts
Attention paid to green features of Tech4Society •
+ The Printer
double sided and with expanded
Soy or vegetable based inks
Stewardship Council certified paper
1 booklet > 15 handouts
+ Food, Beverage & Dining Availability of fair trade coffee and teas •
for bulk; NO bottled water!
Donating leftover food to local organization •
Avoiding disposable products
Enjoying local flavors
should we do with our food waste?
+ Taking Action! The Green Participant • You
can use towels more than
once… Gentle reminders and common sense •
can we involve the Fellows?
+ Deepening the Shade… •
Purchasing carbon offsets
Locations that minimize travel
Thanks for Listening!
Adrian M. Ash, Ashoka Volunteer