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Sustainability

Boise, Idaho
April 15-19, 2024

IAWF Green Conference Initiative:

The International Association of Wildland Fire (IAWF) is committed to minimizing the environmental impact of its conferences and meeting through:
  • Hosting meetings at environmentally sustainable or LEED Certified venues.
  • Reducing the amount of solid waste produced by the event.
  • Reducing energy and water consumption at the event.
  • Minimizing or off-setting harmful emissions resulting from vehicular transportation and energy consumption associated with the event.
  • Disposing of solid and liquid waste in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • Selecting facilities who have developed a sustainability policy.
  • Buying environmentally aware products.
  • Educating participants and exhibitors.
This includes:
  • Selecting a venue committed to Corporate Responsibility.
  • Providing limited printed materials;
  • Providing a Mobile Application (PheedLoop) with digital agenda;
  • Providing recycling receptacles throughout the venue;
  • Providing thoughtful giveaways (sustainable and useful);
  • Working with the venue to provide sustainable catering choices, and using local food vendors as much as possible.