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Ecological Awareness

At the ISRS, via our Secretariat, we strive to support an environmentally friendly approach and focus on green standard practices in order to reduce the volume of waste.  We implement this economisation in compliance with the principle of the 3 R’s: Reduce, Re-use & Recycle in the following areas:

Administrative Activity

  • Maximise electronic communication and utilize electronic archives
  • Use environmentally-friendly products
  • Utilise recycled paper
  • Minimise printing; print and copy two-sided
  • Re-use all office equipment

Event Operation

  • Publish all event information online: programme, registration, hotel booking
  • Use online registration systems
  • Offer certified eco-friendly and recyclable products: paper, badges and other delegates’ material
  • Choose suppliers that are sensitive to environmental issues to the same degree
  • Encourage caterers to use recyclable supplies

Office Matters

  • Recycle waste
  • Provide beverages in recyclable bottles
  • Eliminate the use of disposable items
  • Order from local food suppliers

Meetings and Transportation

  • Car pool whenever possible
  • Choose hotels within walking distance of the venue
  • Reduce shuttle use