26 Dec '12, 11pm

SCAA has announced the development of a sustainable events policy to reduce environmental impact. Learn more

Specialty Coffee Association of America commits to working towards conformity with APEX/ASTM sustainable event standards The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA), in partnership with its Sustainability Council, is pleased to announce that the association is working towards the development of a sustainable event policy in accordance to the principles outlined in the two leading event industry standards – APEX/ASTM and ISO 20121. Spearheaded by the US EPA and their relationship with the Green Meeting Industry Council, APEX/ASTM standards were developed in collaboration between APEX (the Convention Industry Council’s Accepted Practices Exchange) and ASTM (the American Society for Testing and Materials). Planners and suppliers can aim for one of four levels of compliance, with level one indicating that basic green guidelines have been followed and level four requirin...

Full article: http://www.scaa.org/chronicle/2012/12/26/scaa-announces-d...

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