BMA House venue has nominated Maxine Reynolds as its new Green Champion for the events team.
Maxine will be in charge of promoting sustainable practices by talking to staff and clients about how to ‘Meet Green’ at BMA House.
“Sustainability is at the heart of everything at BMA House including our approach to catering,” says Rebecca Hurley, Deputy Head of Events. “We are also a Silver Rating member of the Green Tourism business scheme and only deal with organisations that have high welfare standards and value sustainable practices.
“We are keen to ensure that staying Green is high on everyone’s agenda. Maxine has fantastic ideas with plenty of tips and advice about everything Green. She will be working closely with clients meeting with us, to support them in becoming greener.”
BMA House provides space for 100 bike racks so delegates can cycle to meetings, offers 12 event spaces with natural daylight, to reduce energy consumption and has 10 directional screens to help reduce paper waste for signage. They are able to filter water onsite and all BMA branded glass water bottles are cleaned and reused.
“Our catering partner BaxterStorey really reflects our green values,” says Rebecca. “In 2012 they were able to divert 320 tonnes of food waste from landfill. They also support fair trade tea and coffee growers, compost all our food waste and ensure our disposable products are made from recycled materials.”
On average BMA House saves of 438 trees per year with its no printing policy and offers an iPad ready conferencing system to assist. Its location means that it is really easy for delegates to take advantage of public transport as it is only 10 minutes from stations – Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras.