Event description

Our fourth and last “Meetings Go Green” workshop discussed the different waste sorting and recycling solutions.

  • • How to set up an effective waste sorting procedure?
  • • What are the concrete solutions for recycling?
  • • How much does it cost?
  • • Which stakeholders offer innovative waste sorting solutions?

Presentations

Fost Plus

Fost Plus is responsible for promoting, coordinating and financing the selective collecting, sorting and recycling of household packaging waste in Belgium.

You are convinced that sorting is useful and you know the sorting rules. All you need to do now is organise yourself! Fost Plus have listed the main steps for a successful introduction, with some tips and tricks.

Speaker: Greet Hofman

Greet is Project Manager at Fost Plus. She will introduce the webshop ‘sort shop’ Fost Plus to raise awareness of sorting possibilities on events.

Tour & Taxis

The site of Tour & Taxis is a reference point for all events in Brussels. With various areas totalling more than 17,000 m2, the Sheds offer a multitude of configurations for exhibitions and other events.

Speaker: Jean Vandamme

President at Brussels Special Venues | BSV (Non-profit organization) and Events Manager of Tour & Taxis. He works closely with events and exhibitions organisers and he like coming up with new ideas and bespoke solutions for them.

Bruxelles Environnement

Bruxelles Environnement is the administration of the city which aims to improve the quality of life and the environment in the city and in the region.

Speaker: Céline Schaar

Céline is responsible for the department of ‘waste’ within the division of Information, General Coordination, Sharing economy, and Sustainable city at Bruxelles Environnement. The department is responsible for strategy and action within the field of prevention and management of waste in Brussels.

During the workshop Céline will introduce the main working fields about management of resources and management of waste in the region. Céline has worked at University of Gembloux as Consultant at the Union Wallonne des Entreprises before she started this job about 2 years ago.

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Speaker: Thibaut Jacquet

Thibaut is a consultant specialised in the management of waste of companies. He will come and talk about his latest innovation: a phone cabin made from waste (eg carpets of shows).

The cabin helps you to communicate at an event or on the company floor in silence.

Management of waste at large events and in public spaces

Speaker: Vincent Tuttino

Visit Brussels has been engaged for over 2 years in the management of waste at large events. Vincent Tuttino, Events Manager at Visit Brussels, will come and present several case studies on how they prevented and reduced waste at events in the city.

Map

Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie


Address: 93 avenue Louise, 1000 Brussel
Phone:02 543 33 11
Parking: Parking is available at the hotel, however spaces are not being reserved for event participants. We therefore cannot guarantee available parking spots. Maximum height is 1.75 m.

Directions


Train: Take the train to Gare du Midi, which is the station for the international lines Eurostar and Thalys. From there you take the metro towards Elizabeth. After three stops you will be at the station Louise. Walk down Avenue Louise. Continue straight forward after the roundabout (Place Stéphanie) for about 150 metres, and you will see the hotel on your right hand side.
Tram: Stops about 100 metres from the hotel.
Metro: Get off at the metro station Louise. Walk down Avenue Louise. Continue straight forward after the roundabout (Place Stéphanie) for about 150 metres, and you will see the hotel on your right hand side.
Bus: Stops about 100 metres from the hotel.
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This workshop is organised under the "Meetings Go Green" project, led by MPI Belgium, and supported by Bruxelles Environnement - Leefmilieu Brussel, in partnership with 21 Solutions and Yuzu Events.