What the Show did at Expo East 2019...

  • New Hope is going single use plastic free by the year 2022!
  • A full back of house sort occured during the show to maximize waste diverted from the landfill.
  • 3-bin systems (recycle, compost, landfill) were placed through out the entire Expo East campus. 
  • Staff meals were served on china and with silverware.
  • Box cutters were provided to help break down cardboard so more can be recycled.
  • Designated cardboard drop off areas allowing more cardboard to be captured.
  • We provided resources to help companies source non-plastic sampling options.
  • GES offers in booth recycling and compost service for exhibitors.
  • Eliminated foamcore and prohibits styrofoam from the show.

What our Sponsors did for Expo East 2019...

Influencer Summit Sponsors

  • At our Influencer Summit, sponsors are joining our Pledge Again Plastic Social Media Mission centered around a pledge to "Reduce Single-Use Plastic Waste”. 
  • This mission will include a website pledge page and Sustainability Car Kit giveaway.
  • The kit is designed to give recipients all of the things they need to reduce single-use plastic waste when out and about, like a reusable water bottle, reuseable straws, a reusable coffee mug and more!