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ASTM Standards Compilation offers 8 green meetings guidelines.

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May 17, 2012 - In one online compilation, ASTM Standards for Green Meetings provides meeting and event planners as well as their suppliers with guidelines and performance measurements for creating environmentally sustainable (green) meetings, events, trade shows, or conferences. Specifications cover evaluation and selection of destinations, exhibits, transportation, A/V and production, communication/marketing materials, onsite offices, food/beverage, and venues.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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Compilation of ASTM International Standards for Green Meetings

Press release date: May 14, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-ASTM International's new online compilation, ASTM Standards for Green Meetings, provides all eight ASTM green meeting standards in one convenient resource. The collection of eight standards provide meeting and event planners and their suppliers with specific guidelines and performance measurements for creating environmentally sustainable or "green" meetings, events, trade shows or conferences. The standards are:
  • ASTM E2741, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Destinations for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2742, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Exhibits for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2743, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Transportation for Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2745, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Audio Visual (A/V) and Production for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2746, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Communication and Marketing Materials for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2747, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Onsite Offices for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2773, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Food and Beverage for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences
  • ASTM E2774, Specification for Evaluation and Selection of Venues for Environmentally Sustainable Meetings, Events, Trade Shows, and Conferences ASTM Standards for Green Meetings is available as an online compilation for $149 USD (Stock #: GREENMTGS). To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; sales@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.
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