Annual Virginia Wine Expo
Virginia Green is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s campaign to promote environmentally-friendly practices in all aspects of Virginia’s tourism industry. Virginia Green has established "core activities" specific to each sector of tourism, and these practices are considered the required minimum for participation in the program. However, Virginia Green encourages its participants to reduce their environmental impacts in all aspects of their operations, and this profile provides a full list of all their “green” activities. These are the activities that guests / customers can expect to find when they visit this facility.
Annual Virginia Wine Expo
Greening is important to the producers of this event for many reasons - responsibility to the community and the planet, it is the right thing to do, and it should be mandatory since events generate so much waste.
The Virginia Wine Expo is ALL about local products. Only Virginia-based wineries and vendors are invited to participate and the event is meant to celebrate the bounty Virginia has to offer: wine, food, and culinary expertise.
Virginia Green Activities
This facility pledges that they:
Minimize the use of disposable food service products. Printed Materials.
| - Have in place clearly marked recycling locations and/or containers. Please check the items that visitors to your facility are able to recycle: (minimum of 2 required) |
| - Glass bottles |
| - Aluminum cans |
| - Plastic bottles |
| - Paper |
| - Cardboard |
| - Composting of food & other compostable items |
| - Other actions taken related to recycling: Upcycling all glass with Go To Glass Recycling|
Waste Reduction.Green Signage.
| - Use electronic registration, correspondence, and forms instead of paper forms |
| - Print brochures and other printed items on recycled content paper |
| - Purchase/use paper products with 30% or higher recycled-content |
| - Have a link on our website to the Virginia Green Events webpage |
| - Have a green event section on our events webpage highlighting all of our green activities |
| - Have signs at the event registration which list all of our green activities |
| - Use the Virginia Green logo on signs and on recycling containers |
| - Have quantified our greening efforts and will post estimates of the reduced environmental impacts (you could use some sort of pollution calculator, such as www.cleanerandgreener.org/resources/pollutioncalculator.htm) |
| - Other actions taken related to green signage: We reuse as many signs as possible from year to year.|
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or contact Tracey Leverty at email@example.com or 804-305-0601.
For more information on the Virginia Green program, see www.deq.state.va.us/Programs/PollutionPrevention/VirginiaGreen.aspx.
Virginia Green is a partnership supported by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, the Virginia Hospitality & Tourism Association, and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.