Working towards zero waste
Sustainable Barcelona Building Construmat is an initiative launched by the trade show organisers with the goal of reducing the generation of waste and increasing the efficient use of our resources, working on a strategic plan to make our cities more efficient, inclusive and sustainable.
Cutting down on the use of materials
Reusing and recycling products
Not generating food waste
Our 2019 initiatives to maximise sustainability
At the end of the event, all the paper and material used in the stands and exhibition areas were collected so that it can be reused.
We ensure carbon neutrality
Compensation of GHG emissions associated with the organisation of the event and the participation of all speakers (including travel and time spent in Barcelona) by funding high quality carbon offset projects.
Use fewer materials
We distributed QR codes in strategic places of the venue to download the app, thus promoting electronic management and avoiding the use of paper.
Introduced electronic management in billing and service subscription procedures.
No need for carpeting in the fair
Sustainable water consumption
The event had water sources provided by the firm Happyagua.
This action was accompanied by recycled cardboard cups, to avoid the purchase of single-use plastics.
We produce no food waste
The NGO Nutrition Without Borders collected the remaining food so that it could be distributed and used by community kitchens.
We offer sustainable catering
All restaurant and catering equipment in the fair was served with compostable utensils from PEFC stamped companies.
Design of recyclable lanyards
Participants’ badges and lanyards were made from recyclable materials and were collected at the end of the event.
Furniture and decoration of forest origin
Recycling bins were distributed in the enclosure to separate plastic, paper and organic waste.
STRATEGIC PARTNER IN SUSTAINABILITY