March 3-7, 2020

Anaheim, CA USA

Sustainability Program: Waste Diversion

What the Show is doing...

  • New Hope is going single-use-plastic free by the year 2022!
  • A full back of house sort occurs during the show to maximize waste diverted from the landfill
  • 3-bin systems (recycle, compost, landfill) are placed through out the Expo West campus 
  • Staff meals are served on china and with silverware
  • Box cutters are provided to help break down cardboard so more can be recycled
  • Designated cardboard drop off areas allow more cardboard to be captured
  • We provide resources to help companies source non-plastic sampling options
  • GES offers in booth recycling and compost service for exhibitors
  • Eliminated foamcore and prohibits styrofoam from the show



What our Sponsors are doing...

Waste Diversion Sponsor

  • In 2019, Natural Products Expo West recycled and composted 191,800 lbs of material and diverted 47% of all our show's waste! This is in a large part attributed to our communities’ efforts and the support of our sponsor to divert waste from landfills.