Welcome to the City of Richmond’s Sustainable Event website!

Here, event organizers of small to medium community events will find all the tools they need to plan, produce and deliver more sustainable events - - including valuable resources provided by the City of Richmond.
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Tools

Resources to help you run a sustainable event in Richmond.

REPORTING

Reporting

Tell us how your event made an impact!

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Sustainable Event Champions

Get recognized as a leader in our community.

What is a Sustainable Event?

Sustainability is about more than just “being green”. It is about doing things efficiently and effectively, being innovative and creating a positive impact, achieving excellence and leaving lasting legacies.

Sustainable Events Consider:

People

Provide a healthy and safe environment, respect human rights, respect diversity, be culturally sensitive and encourage community involvement.

Planet

Practice waste reduction, reuse and recycle, be water and energy efficiency, use ecofriendly transportation.

Profit

Save money through increased efficiency, use responsible procurement, invest in the local economy, and boost innovation..