Save Our Shores

Save Our Shores works relentlessly to protect and conserve our local marine environment. Save Our Shores can assist your group in planning a beach cleanup – a great way to engage participants and foster team-building around a meaningful environmental issue.

Pass it On Please

Pass It On Please is a locally based organization that routes surplus items and trade show swag away from landfills and into the hands of people who can use them including schools and local nonprofit organizations. Partner with Pass It On Please for your next Monterey County event and you will not only divert waste from landfills, but also direct supplies to those in need.

The Offset Project

The Offset Project provides an on-the-ground approach to corporate social responsibility that is both realistic and sustainable. Businesses not only need sustainability in their boardrooms, but also need to bring the message to the customers through event and community initiatives. The Offset Project consults with local business and event companies to meet the goals of: creating social responsibility “legacy” programs, creating carbon emission reports and identifying ways to offset those emissions locally. 

Portola Hotel & Spa

The Portola Hotel & Spa offers sustainable meeting space, hosting reduced waste conference and meetings for groups up to 900, composting post-consumer organic wastes, recommending environmentally friendly vendors and exhibit companies, using earth-friendly plastic and paper goods, utilizing China, glassware and silverware to replace disposable utensils, providing organic and sustainable menu options, as well as offering team building activities with a focus on environmental awareness.