Re: [Wikimedia-l] Greener, plastic-free conferences and events

2017-11-22 Thread Ed Erhart
Hi Fae, On virtual participation, we learned quite a bit from a remote-first strategy: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/09/05/wikimania-2017-materials/ Best, --Ed On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 3:45 PM, Fæ wrote: > On 21 November 2017 at 15:00, Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Greener, plastic-free conferences and events

2017-11-21 Thread
On 21 November 2017 at 15:00, Andy Mabbett wrote: > I'm interested to see how we can make our conferences, not least > Wikimania, and other events more green and, particularly, use less > plastic. > > I see from: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Greener, plastic-free conferences and events

2017-11-21 Thread Alessandro Marchetti
We could start plant trees at the conferences. it's also a nice social event. You can ask people who enroll if they want to pay the cost of a tree (you know CO2 footprint of a plane) and than they can plant it, with a picture. And you can also  put a bed of organic residues of food left overs

[Wikimedia-l] Greener, plastic-free conferences and events

2017-11-21 Thread Andy Mabbett
I'm interested to see how we can make our conferences, not least Wikimania, and other events more green and, particularly, use less plastic. I see from: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Sustainability_Initiative that: On February 24, 2017, the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation