Sustainable and eco-friendly trade show booths: the do's and don'ts

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11 Jan 2022
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As a business, it is increasingly important to highlight sustainability and environmental awareness, especially at trade shows where many people gather. Fortunately, there are more and more options for companies to create eco-friendly and sustainable trade show booths. Here are some do's and don'ts to follow when designing an eco-friendly trade show booth.


  • Use sustainable materials, such as wood and cardboard, instead of plastic and other disposable materials.
  • Invest in energy-efficient lighting and heating.
  • Consider reusable displays and furniture.
  • Provide recycling and waste management system at the trade show booth.
  • Use digital presentations and documents instead of paper versions.


  • Avoid using toxic and harmful materials.
  • Avoid excessive packaging and avoid sending materials unnecessarily.
  • Avoid using energy-consuming equipment and lighting.
  • Avoid handing out unnecessary gifts and giveaways that soon end up in the trash.

Observing these tips will help you stand out as a company that values sustainability and environmental awareness. Moreover, it will give your company a positive image and impress your target audience.

Let Plug n' Play help make your next trade show booth environmentally friendly and sustainable.

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