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The Green Scene: Unique Venues Magazine Devotes Summer/Fall Issue to New Recycling and Reuse Programs an Meetings & Events


Tue, 08/02/2016

EDWARDS, COLORADO (August 1, 2016) – With the large amounts of unused food, leftover décor, and paper trails that comprise regular gatherings, the meetings and event industry can often be a wasteland of materials. And with environmental concerns on the minds of many, a group of non-traditional event venues have taken it into their own hands to develop innovative recycling and reuse programs that cut down on garbage and amp up sustainability.

From donating food to local charities, hiring goats as lawnmowers, creating buildings that are one with nature, and participating in eco-friendly challenges, the new issue of Unique Venues magazine looks at all the incredible ways this niche industry is creating big impact with smaller footprints. 

“It’s exciting to see that non-traditional venues are again at the head of the pack in kick-starting programs that could literally change the world someday,” says Unique Venues Founder Michele Nichols. “Their forethought will soon set the standard for the entire industry.”

The brand-new Summer/Fall Issue also hones in on other developing news and trends, including features on the latest team-building activities, coworking spaces being used as event hubs, and a look at how one college hosted both the Democratic and Republican primary debates in a heated election year. There’s also a spotlight on Southwest venues and, as always, drink and food recipes that might inspire upcoming seasonal menus.

The magazine is distributed FREE of charge to professional and accredited planners in the U.S. and Canada. As well, the magazine is delivered electronically to an additional 36,000+ professional and freelance planners. To join the mailing list for Unique Venues magazine, simply register here.

In addition, the website features a comprehensive database of all member venues including contact information, photo and video galleries, menus, meeting room capacities, a FREE RFP service and more.

About Unique Venues
Unique Venues has been the go-to source for non-conventional meeting and event venues, and the planners looking for them, for the past 30 years. The marketing and membership company has grown to be the largest online database in the U.S. and Canada with member venues including colleges and universities, historical and cultural venues, arenas and stadiums, camps and retreat centers, conferences and business centers and other special event venues. Services include free RFP submissions, assisted searches and a quarterly magazine distribution that help planners find the perfect fit every time.

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