FACT Sourcing from local food suppliers uses one-tenth to a quarter of the fuel consumed by typical large-scale food distribution.

Look for organic farms near your tour stops, check out the local farmers markets, or shop at local grocers when possible.

  • Local Harvest | Find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area. Search by zip code or product.
  • Sustainable Table | Learn about food-related sustainability issues, find sustainable food sources with the Eat Well Guide, and even search for recipes that make use of what's in season!
Download our Local Farm Food case study

FACT Every year, each American throws out about 1,200 pounds of organic garbage that could be composted.

Set up your own composting system and request venues do the same. Look for a composting facility or talk to local farms about a pick up.

FACT Dishwear and cutlery made from corn and potato starch biodegrade in just 30 days.

If reusable plates and silverware aren't an option, look for these eco-friendly disposable versions.

  • Repurpose | Offers a full line of compostable, disposable products including cups, plates, takeout food containers, napkins, and utensils.
  • EcoProducts | One-stop source for biodegradable dish and silverware.

FACT Over 90 % of single-use water bottles end up as trash.

Set up water stations with pumps and biodegradable cups, and encourage folks to use reusable bottles to cut down on waste.

  • For Your Water | Source for water pumps, stands, and more.
  • Kleen Kanteen | Their bottles are made from toxin-free materials, with large-mouth openings and rounded corners and threads that are easy to clean.
  • Green Bottle | This 1% For the Planet member offers dozens of bottle and cap combinations.
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