Actions you can take to be “green” at IMGC

 

  • Attend presentations and workshops that will enhance your knowledge of:

*sustainable gardening practices

 

*gardening with native plants and grasses

 

*protecting honeybees, monarchs, and                        other pollinators

 
 

*gardening in a changing climate

 

*gardening for wildlife

*plants for birds

*attracting hummingbirds

*green mulch

*mini-forests

*drought resilience

*water-wise landscaping

*non-toxic gardens

*composting

  • Take right-sized servings from buffets to reduce plate waste.
  • Place your compostable food waste in designated containers at Pre-conference Tour lunches.
  • Take advantage of the vegetarian and vegan offerings.
  • When dining out for “on-your-own” evening meals, select fewer meats and more plant-based items. Eat in-season, fresh, local, minimally-processed foods. Carry your reusable water bottle with you every day.
  • Put all compostable and recyclable materials in the designated bins.
  • Return any unwanted items from your Welcome Bag to the Swap Table.
  • Walk or carpool to the Conference Center every day.
  • Decline fresh hotel towels and bed linens or re-use your towels wherever you’re staying.
  • Visit our Environmental Stewardship booth.
  • Participate in our Green Challenge. Watch for more details on the Green Challenge to come soon.