As scientific and professional organizations whose members are keenly aware of environmental issues, OCEANS strives to be in the forefront of environmental stewardship. The OCEANS’18 Local Organizing Committee has planned this conference in a manner that stresses the responsible use of resources and the minimization of waste and pollutants. Please note:
- The tote bags are biodegradable;
- The badge holders are biodegradable;
- Lunches, breaks, and receptions will be served with minimal packaging and waste;
- Condiments will be available in bulk where possible; and
- Water bubblers will be used to reduce plastic bottle waste.