Consolidated List of Actions You can Take at IMGCHeather Cwach2023-01-09T17:49:29+00:00
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
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.