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November 1-3, 2022
Moscone CenterSan Francisco, CA

Onsite Sustainability

Be A Part of the Sustainable Solutions at Greenbuild in San Francisco!

Here are some ways you can help Greenbuild accomplish our sustainability goals while at the event with us in San Francisco.

Think Before You Throw

Waste to landfill results in a significant carbon impact. While we do our very best to reduce the amount of single use disposable items at the event, some are just unavoidable. Do your part by really checking out the waste bins onsite. 

There will be a three bin waste system throughout Moscone where you can easily throw recyclable materials and compostable materials into clearly marked bins.

Carbon Offset

We know climate change is having serious effects on communities across the world. For the last 10 years, Greenbuild has offset all scope 1, scope 2 and a portion of scope 3 carbon emissions related to the production of the event. How you can participate:

  • Make sure to purchase your offset when you register (it’s $15 towards fixing our planet!)
  • This year we are asking you, the Greenbuild community, to help us choose the final project that will offset the event’s footprint and positively impact a community in need.

Greening Up Our Host Community

Greenbuild is highlighting what the San Francisco community is doing to improve it’s city and support those in need. Come to the Sustainability Hub onsite to help us interact, learn and celebrate local businesses and their efforts! *More Information Coming Soon!* 

Share what you are doing to be more sustainable with #Greenbuild. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Bring Your Reusable Vessel

Filtered water stations will be available throughout the Moscone Center. Check out our virtual floor plan for of refill and rinse station locations.  Don’t forget your coffee cups and if you don’t have them check out reusable travel silverware!

Go Green in Your Hotel Room

Be sure to take advantage of towel and sheet reuse initiatives that may be offered by your hotel. Don’t forget to turn off all lights and electronics when you leave your room each day!

Sustainable Transportation

San Francisco is a very walkable city and all the hotels in the room block are within walking distance the convention center. If walking or biking to your destination isn’t an option, check out the San Francisco public transportation system to get around the city.

Review the Greenbuild Legacy Project

This project addresses the Greenbuild Legacy project criteria through assisting socially-and economically-marginalized communities in safeguarding their health and wellbeing during dangerous situations like power outages and natural disasters.

Greenbuild Scholarship Program

USGBC and Greenbuild are proud to offer scholarships to applicants who are working to advance green buildings and sustainable, equitable and healthy communities! 

Applications are due Friday, July 29.

Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainability at Greenbuild

It’s the 20th anniversary of Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. This year we’re celebrating with an expanded take on what it means to build green.  

Join us as we imagine how to create more than just LEED-certified structures. 

Sustainability Hub Activations

New for 2022, Greenbuild is introducing Sustainability Hub Activations which allow Expo Hall attendees to experience hands-on activities to better the San Francisco community. 

Wednesday, 11/2/22:
-10:15AM – 11:15AM (Initial Plan- AB Jones & Compass)
-12:30PM – 1:30PM
-4:00PM- 5:00PM (Initial Plan- AB Jones & Compass)

Thursday, 11/3/22:
-10:15AM – 11:15AM (Initial Plan- La Cocina & Compass)
-12:30PM – 3:00PM (Initial Plan- La Cocina & Compass)

Compass Family Services

Helping families secure long-term housing, Compass Family Services provides the most comprehensive range of support services designed specifically for those in distress. They have 100 year history working in San Francisco.


AB JONES CO is a social venture that centers around fork to farm sustainability in an effort to enhance Southern California soils and provide economic and environmental benefits to the community.