MEASURES PUT IN PLACE TO MAKE A 100 % ECO-FRIENDLY EVENT


Every aspects of this event have been reviewed and reflect, to the extent possible, the best practices in environmental sustainability. Here are the initiatives put in place :

SUPPLY

  • Reusable,recyclable and / or ecological materials are preferred at all times.

  • The bibs are made of CFC-certified paper and electronic chips used for timing are rented and therefore reused for other events.

  • Food served on-site is organic, local and fair trade (according to availability).

  • Service providers and sponsors are selected according to their sustainable practices(organic, local, fair, ecological).

TRAVEL

  • Most transportation to meetings is done by bike or transit, and hybrid and electric vehicles.

  • Greenhouse gas emissions from travel (where required) will be offset by Planétair.

  • Participants are encouraged to use sustainable modes of travel to the site : active transportation (walking, cycling, running, etc.), public transportation (bus,metro), car-sharing or car-pooling with Amigo Express.

WASTE MANAGEMENT

  • Reduction at the source: no distribution of cups nor bottles of water, no participant's kit,no medals nor trophies, or unnecessary promotional material.

  • All residual materials generated by the event are sorted to be re-used, recycled or composted before being discarded.

EDUCATION AND AWARENESS

  • Eco-friendly initiatives are promoted in our communication : newsletter, website, Facebook,Twitter, etc.

  • Education stands and signs are on site to raise awareness

GET TO MOUNT ROYAL BY BUS AND METRO

  • From metro Mont Royal,jump on bus # 11.

  • From metro Côte-des-Neiges, jump on bus #165 or 435 and 11.

  • From metro Place-des-Arts, jump on bus #80 or 129 or 435 and 11.

  • From metro Guy-Concordia, jump on bus #165 or 435 and 11.

  • Or if you are coming from further, you can do car-pooling with Amigo Express

GET TO PARC LINEAIRE DE LA RIVIÈRE ST-CHARLES BY BUS