Green Practices at Large Conventions

PAINT A PICTURE IN YOUR MIND of 5,000 pounds of glass, plastic, and metal. That's what is recycled each week at the Hilton San Francisco.

Now imagine if it weren't.

Or 50 tons of food, which is the average amount wasted each year at your typical 200-room hotel. Then multiply that by all the 200-room hotels in the world.

Or 2,500 pounds of cardboard boxes. That's the trash from just the packing material from exhibitors at Rite Aid's Health and Beauty Expo

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