CPOSC Goes Green in 2019

CPOSC Green Initiative

This year we are dedicated to reducing our conference’s environmental impact. Here are some of the steps we are taking, and how you can help!

Food & Beverage

Water
Please bring your reusable water bottles to the conference! We will have water stations available, and the venue has a smart bottle refill fountain. Packaged waters with compostable plant-based containers will be available, and the water station cups are recycled and compostable as well.

Coffee
Travel mugs welcome! Coffee will be available throughout the conference, in compostable cups or using your own mug.

Serveware
We will have metal utensils available this year for lunch and breakfast. Please return them to the designated bins when finished. Additional utensils are made of a compostable plant-based bioplastic. The lunch bowls provided by Silantra are recycled and compostable.

Conference Items

Bags
Thanks to our Diamond sponsor Elastic for providing canvas tote bags for our swag bags this year! These totes can be used again and again for groceries, shopping, and more.

Don’t Want It? Don’t Toss It!
If there are any conference items that you don’t want to take with you, we will have a bin near the info desk to collect them and find them a new home.

Travel

There is a bicycle rack located at the Ware center to the right of the main entrance, to lock up your wheels.

The Lancaster Amtrak station is just a few blocks north, for easy access from New York, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and more.

The Lancaster Parking Authority has installed free Charge Point stations for electric vehicles in five garages –

    Free parking for CPOSC attendees

Prince Street Garage, 111 N. Prince St.

    Self-pay parking

Duke Street Garage, 150 N. Duke St.
East King Street Garage, 150 E. King St.
Penn Square Garage, 25 E. Vine St.
Water Street Garage, 220 N. Water St

Consider carpooling with friends and/or colleagues that are going.

Do you have ideas on how to reduce waste even further for CPOSC 2020 ? Get in touch, we’d love to hear them!

Email team@cposc.org or reach out to us on Twitter @cposc

Green Initiative 2019

 

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