GestevGoesGreen

GESTEVGOESGREEN

We want our sustainable development policy to be the key to our success. That’s why we’ve joined with our partners to think up, promote, and develop ideas that are greener, more community-oriented, and more socially responsible—all in cool and clever ways. The complete GestevGoesGreen policy.

 

Responsible event

Gestev is certified as a responsible event manager by Bureau de normalisation du Québec. Vélirium has obtained a Level 2 Responsible Event Management certification in compliance with the criteria set out in 9700-253 standard. .

 

Some of our eco-friendly initiatives

Our popular contest is back for a third year in a row ! An opportunity to recognize the exhibitors that have implemented environmentally responsible practice during the event. How to become an environmentally responsible exhibitor?

  • GREEN SQUAD

    A team of volunteers will patrol the venue to promote earth-friendly practices and educate visitors on Vélirium’s environmental commitments.

  • WATER REFILL STATION

    Visitors can refill their bottle for free at the venue by visiting our water refill station. An easy way to reduce the event’s environmental footprint! .

  • VOLUNTEER SHUTTLE

    Free shuttle service offered to all volunteers .

  • GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY
    Over $15 000 donated to various humanitarian and sports projects.

  •  SIGNAGE RECYCLING
    All signage material that can’t be recovered for a later use will be sent to nearby daycare centres and recycled as craft material.

 

AND MUCH MORE!

Click here to read our Sustainable Development Action Plan. 

 

MAKE THE DIFFERENCE !

Help us reduce our environmental impact!

 

We RECYCLE ! We COMPOST !

You can easily spot our sorting containers at the venue. Our 3-bins waste system allow the upcycling of ¾ of waste material.

The Véli-recyc project

Collect tires and bike parts during the event! Collected items will be given to Québec artisans. Participate in large numbers!

Bike park

Ride your bike to the Vélirium and get a free and secure parking spot for your bike while you visit!

Greenhouse gas reduction

Please do like us !! Commit to offset the greenhouse gas emissions generated by your visit by planting a tree with Carbone Boréal. Driving your car back and forth between Québec and Mont-Sainte-Anne is worth a tree ($0,56).

 

Greenhouse gas reduction results

Help us follow up on the Vélirium’s local environment impact by answering this survey!!

Contact

Coordination Gestevert
Gestevert@Gestev.com
418-827-1998 poste 108