The Big Sur International Marathon (BSIM) understands the importance of developing ecologically and environmentally sound practices surrounding their events.Thier events impact the surrounding Monterey Peninsula communities and efforts to “reduce, re-use, and recycle” go a long way towards keeping the city both green and pristine.
The 2014 event achieved 93% waste diversion through composting and reuse strategies.
The Gentlemen of the Road Tour is committed to spearheading environmental sustainability initiatives at its events.
The Monterey County Fairgrounds is committed to piloting environmental sustainability initiatives at the Monterey County Fair.
The Monterey Jazz Festival is committed to environmental sustainability. Set in the heart of the ecologically sensitive and uniquely beautiful Monterey Peninsula, the Jazz Festival has become interested in sustainability initiatives and environmental stewardship as it aspires to design responsible cultural events. The Jazz Festival represents an ideal platform for embedding sustainable programs.
Pebble Beach Food and Wine has committed to supporting a zero waste environment. First steps have been taken to set up thirty compost bins in the multiple venues of the event. The Offset Project also initiated a cork recycling program that collected roughly 1,400 corks.
Nearly a dozen zero-waste stations — composed of several trash, recycling and compostables bins that were attended by knowledgeable volunteers — dotted the festival.