A Sustainable Conference
At ANCA 2021 we aim to organise a ‘green’ event designed, organised and implemented in a way that minimises potential negative impacts and leaves a beneficial legacy for the host community and all involved.
At ANCA 2021 we will do the following
Provide water stations for filling reusable water bottles
A conference app or digital programme in lieu of printed brochures. A single page recyclable leaflet with programme may be provided for those unable to access details on their phone
Our caterers to use local suppliers preferentially, and transition to predominantly vegetarian food
No single use cutlery, plastic bottles, plastic cups or paper plate
reduce food waste
To avoid food waste, leftover food will be donated to local homeless charities where possible
Sharing environmental awareness
Lanyards/name tags will be collected for re-use in future events at the end of the conference
Encourage participants to reduce carbon footprint by taking public transport to this event and bring a reusable water bottle & coffee cup
Sustainability at ANCA 2021
Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road
In 2019 Clayton Burlington Road undertook a Green Tourism audit and was awarded Bronze status as well as being named finalists for Excellence in Sustainability in the Facilities Management Awards 2020.
Some of the initiatives the hotel has implemented to reduce carbon footprint include…
Clayton Burlington Road Conference Center offers state of the art facilities including Digital Welcome screens, HD Projector screens and high speed wifi so printed signage and material is reduced.
Eco Friendly Catering
Clayton Burlington Road are believers in the importance of ‘Producer to Plate’ and thus take care in selecting local, sustainable suppliers. They develop an eco-friendly menu and explore buffet options to help reduce your events carbon footprint.
Clayton Burlington Road has an effective waste management system in place that prioritises reducing, reusing and recycling.
In recent years Clayton Burlington Road has done a lot of work to increase energy efficiency in our conference centre. This includes introduction of new LED lighting and Demand Response technology to monitor and reduce electricity consumption
Newspapers and magazines available online to download reduces paper waste.
- all bedrooms with shower and tap aerators to reduce water consumption.
- opt out of daily towel and linen changes.
- New hybrid AC in bedrooms and Led lighting has reduced energy consumption.
- Ceramic mugs and glasses rather than disposable plastic cups.
- toiletries are supplied in recyclable packaging
Food and Beverage
Use local and sustainable suppliers including; Red Bean Roastery Coffee beans, organic Irish smoked salmon from Origin Green certified Kish Fish Co Ltd and local fresh fruit and vegetable suppliers. Buffet options that do not use plastic so use of ceramic mugs, glasses and reusable cutlery.