Metro Toronto Convention Centre achieves 95% waste diversion rate

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) achieved a 95% waste diversion rate for US Green Building Council's recent 'Greenbuild' conference.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre achieves 95% waste diversion rate
Metro Toronto Convention Centre achieves 95% waste diversion rate

Billed as the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green buildings, the event improved on MTCC’s previous waste diversion record of 86%, saw greater energy and water conservation and provided 'green' education to MTCC employees.

Greenbuild featured more than 23,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibit booths over three days last month.

Waste streams were carefully scrutinised both on the show floor by Greenbuild volunteers and by dock monitors at the loading docks to ensure waste was properly sorted and placed in the right compactor.

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