Sept 20-23, 2023

Philadelphia, PA USA

Sustainability Program: FAQ


What can be recycled at the Pennsylvania Convention Center?

The PCC recycles paper, cardboard, aluminum, glass, plastic containers (#1-7), pallets and show donations.

Are compostable materials accepted at the Pennsylvania Convention Center?

Yes, the PCC collects compostable materials including: food scraps (bones and protiens included), liquids, coffee grinds, compostable serviceware, and paper towels.

As an exhibitor, how do I participate in the donation program at the end of the show?

There is a form in your ESK that goes over the guidelines and acceptable materials. You may also ask the GES Servicenter representative or your show floor manager.

How do I become a Sustainable Exhibitor?

Check out our Exhibitor Sustainability Guide for more details on what the program looks like and to fill out the survey to participate.

Can I have compost and/or recycling service in my booth?

Yes! We currently offer porter service for recycling, compost and trash. Simply place an order for this service through the ESK!

Can I offset the impact of my travel to NPEE?

Yes, there are many ways you can contribute to offset your impact. You can offset your travels through the registration process- simply select what option you would like in the Greening Your Travel section.

What sustainable/alternative transportation options are at NPEE?

Try out the Philly Phlash, the cities' bike share program (Ride Indego), share a Lyft or Uber with fellow Expo goers, and hotel shuttles can provide group transportation or walk to and from your hotel!

What is the Travel Green, Save Green Program?

An incentive program to encourage Qualified Retailers, Distributors (Brokers and Importers/Exporters) and Healthcare Practitioners to travel to the Expo via a more sustainable method than flying. Go to our Travel page to learn more about the opportunity.

Who can I talk with to learn more about the New Hope Sustainability Program?

If you questions, comments or concerns about the New Hope Sustainability Program email us at [email protected].