The Seattle in 2011 bid is pleased to announce that their proposed facility, the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in
Bobbie DuFault explained to readers of the Smofs list this is a plus for the convention center, not the general philosophy of the
The bid’s full press release appears after the jump.
SEATTLE IN 2011 WORLDCON BID IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THEIR CONVENTION CENTER IS GREEN!
Located in one of the most environmentally progressive cities in the nation, the
In 2007, the Center recycled 174 tons of cardboard, 2,460 pounds of aluminum cans, 186 tons of mixed paper, plastic and glass, 12 tons of scrap metal, and an estimated 8,000 wood shipping pallets were returned for reuse. Some 3,300 gallons of kitchen oil and grease were sent to a rendering plant for recycling. The entire Center’s hot and cold drink cups are compostable, and customers now have the option to order 100% compostable food service items. In addition, recycling obsolete computer equipment, spent batteries and thousands of fluorescent bulbs and ballasts greatly reduces environmental toxins. Even such things as vinyl banners are recycled through the services provided by the Center.
For further information, contact the bid at bid-info(at)seattlein2011(dot)org.