The most ecological option
is to do without give-aways. How often have you yourself received well-intentioned
gifts that ended up in the trash after just a short time?
nonetheless want to show speakers and guests your appreciation in the form of
give-aways, please consider the following options:
Wenn Sie Ihren Referierenden und Gästen dennoch Wertschätzung in Form von Give-aways
entgegenbringen möchten, sollten Sie folgende Optionen prüfen:
Non-material gifts: donations to projects (with a social or ecological mission),
sponsorships (e.g. tree sponsorships (deinbaum;
primaklima)). If the donation is in line with
the event theme, all the better!
Meaningful, ecologically or fairly produced gifts (such as fromFairCustomer,EinfachWeniger,Greensign, Greenpromotion,Pandinavia,rrrevolve,Socialstore,Werbepflanzen,ETHStoreDo you need a bag for give-aways or documents? The Zurich Foundation for
the Welfare of Prisoners and Discharged Persons (ZSGE) makes
bags from the waste paper produced when printing Swiss maps.
Here’s an example of good
organisers of the 14thConferenceonLocationBasedServices
chose a SIGG water bottle (also available from the ETH Store).
They opted for a conference bag of 100% organic
cotton from social Fabric. The bag is fair-trade
(partner organisationFreesetglobal), and the colours
for the imprint GOTS-certified.
Social Fabric sells other products too, such as those in connection with a refugee project in Zurich. You can find
out more at the studio in Binz or bye-mail