Sustainable Procurement

Run a sustainable event

Checklists for how to run different types of events sustainably

  • Meetings and small events
  • Lab
  • Conference
  • Festival or expo
  • General event

How to run a sustainable event (content eta mid March)

  • Link to central Uom checklist
  • Link to choose to reuse events service
  • Link to bin requests
  • Preferred caterers list

Reducing waste

Do you need it? If you don’t need it, don’t buy it.

  • Reducing what you buy
  • Buying recycled goods
  • Request less packaging
  • Buy durable, multi-use products
  • Refuse individual wrapped products e.g. tea
  • Refuse single-use items e.g. cheap plastic give-aways at events
  • Compostable and biodegradable products (link to waste)

Buy ethical

If you do need it, buy ethical