CCC Sustainability

From Hackers Against Climate Change

This is the CCC Sustainability Operation Center.

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The current entry point for this project is Projects:C3sustainability in the 35c3 wiki.

Conference Calls

Camp 2019

Join CCC Sustainability (c3sus) and help make CCC events sustainable

At the session we formed working groups:

  • Outreach
    • increase awareness of:
      • what should go into the organic bins
      • what should not go into the residual bins
      • recycling projects
      • return angel lanyards & name tag pouches
      • potable water points - as soon as somebody confirms that the water is definitely drinkable
      • ...
  • Power
    • increase understanding of the power used at camp
    • determine whether reduction of diesel generator use is possible
  • Transportation
  • Waste management
    • create awareness / solution easily for electronic waste
    • move bins to where they are needed
    • create / monitor organic bins levels
    • inform food vendors about nearest location of organic bins
    • talk to orga about removal of overflowing bins
      • Orga confirms that we can have now 15 bins instead of 12 so this is encouraging for the high waste areas / areas with full bins
      • Removal is arranged by c3sus but full bins should be brought to the main bin points!
        • Italian Village is informed
        • Milliways informed
    • , creating new organic bins where needed
    • talk to Bars / BOC about straws
      • Gnomus contacted - not possible to disseminate this kind of info quickly for camp but see congress
      • Spoke with 4 bars - people manning bars and people consuming from them open to not using plastic straws (ask first instead of giving out automatically)
    • ...
  • Food
    • Understand how the food vendors are chosen
      • Food vendors can be chosen for camp if we get involved early enough with orga
    • Understand how the food in the kidspace organised
      • Food is organised by the kidspace independently - we need to talk to Andreas
    • Analyse how it can be more sustainable
      • A meeting is needed with Andreas and the team on how / what improvements they would be open to
  • Merchandise & Angelwares
  • ...

36c3

Join CCC Sustainability (c3sus) and help make CCC events sustainable

At the session we formed working groups:

  • Outreach
    • increase awareness of:
      • what should go into the separate bins
      • recycling projects
      • return angel lanyards & name tag pouches
      • harm of plastic straws to the environment
        • signs at all bars
        • participate in intro sessions to make sure new bar angels know about this issue
        • talk with Gnomus about alternative options to plastic straws
      • ...
  • Power
  • Transportation
    • Write a how to get to congress article with emphasis on public transport & car sharing options
  • Waste management
    • find out how waste management works at the moment
    • determine how & what can be improved
    • ...
  • Food
    • find out how food management works at the moment
      • Messe obliges CCC to use only approved subcontractors
    • determine how & what can be improved
      • We can get involved in this process of selection through orga - we need to send an email!
        • ask for the list of subcontractors
        • review / talk to subcontractors about what they are willing to offer in terms of sustainable food
          • vegan options as a main theme - taking into account food intolerances
          • willingness to use standard dishes that can be washed centrally
        • if no food vendors are willing to provide what we need
          • research & document food vendors that would be willing to go through the subcontractor route
      • Use of donation kitchen is unlikely given the restrictions by the Mess unless they are willing to go through the subcontractor route (it's possible that Messe would not allow them on the list either given the lack of profit generated)
          • ...
    • confirm if dishwashing station would be possible
      • Julia supports this idea and we are invited to talk to LOC about this
    • confirm if standard dishes would be possible to replace all food vendor / attendees needs
  • Merchandise & Angelwares
    • find out current arrangements
    • work with merch team to provide angels with reusable bottles - replace plastic bottles
      • the bottle should have a sticker with people's name on it
      • the bottle should have a sticked on it that says "if I am lost - return me to heaven"
      • the bottle should not come pre-filled! it should come with info where the nearest refilling stations are
      • there should be a hooped handle on it so people can easily attach it to their bags or their person while they walk around
    • work with merch team to provide fair produced, eco friendly alternatives to current quality
    • research sources for eco firendly stickers that can be recommended to all hackerspaces & orga
  • ...

Camp 2024

Wish list:

  • Food
    • No meat in the kidspace area
    • A good main kitchen serving vegan options
      • taking into consideration intolerances
      • low cost €2 to €3 per meal
      • using organic and regional food where possible
  • Transportation
    • Better visibility of car sharing options
  • Power
  • ...

Possible Good Contractors:

  • Food
    • Black Kitchen Riot Catering
      • good network with other like minded kitchens
      • can easily cater for 5,000 people
      • vegan and regional possible
      • intolerances taken into account
      • volunteers will be needed to help c. 10 to 15 for 5k events - can be recalculated when needed
      • food waste conscious
      • could supply 2 meals per day at €5 to €7
      • contact - Jonas - post[at]blackkitchen.space