Outdoor events, concerts, festival and family fun days all rely on temporary infrastructure. Temporary infrastructure tends to be less environmentally friendly. Disposable cater-ware, getting people to unusual locations or utilising vendors who have to bring everything with them – temporary venues are environmental white elephants.
Most event management companies are moving to “go green” when planning events. “Greening” events tends to be good for communities and attendees alike – less traffic, less litter blowing across countryside or public parks. For event promoters, having an environmental focus can help in event licensing, reduce waste charges and lessen the need to allocate resources (e.g. fewer fields for parking, less space for disposable materials, and in turn, a smaller waste storage area). (more…)