Packaging Première & PCD Milan is committed to act in an environmentally and socially responsible manner by:

Water Point


Book your hotel and reduce your carbon

Packaging Première & PCD Milan and Easyfairs are proud to partner with Goodwings, the B Corp hotel booking platform that helps you measure and offset the carbon impat of your travel.

When you book through Goodwings, no commission goes to the platform – instead, the money is invested in carbon reduction projects, such as buying low-carbon biofuels, and in carbon offset projects.

We strongly encourage you to book your hotel through Goodwings – and help to reduce the carbon impact of your visit and the show.

Our main initiatives:


The venue takes energy-saving measures


  • We limit our energy consumption by strictly controlling lighting, heating and HVAC levels
  • The event venue and stands are equipped with LED lighting

Production & Waste

We implement a strict waste management and waste reduction plan and we limit the use of plastic at our events​

Production & Waste

  • We sort waste generated by our events
  • Our carpet provider, Montecolino, will recycle our carpet at the end of the event.
  • Our Smart Badge technology allows significant reduction of paper by our exhibitors

Travel & Accommodation

We reduce travel emissions and select our preferred accommodation providers based on sustainability criteria​

Travel & Accommodation

  • The venue is equipped with parking for bikes
  • We recommend a carpooling situation
  • Food & Food Waste

    We apply sustainable food sourcing principles at our catering points and work to reduce food waste.

    Food & Food Waste

    • We ask our suppliers to exercise portion control at catering points to reduce waste
    • All meals that are not consumed will be donated to reduce waste
    • Vegetarian and vegan options are available at the catering points, moreover we removed all red meat from the menu

    Freight & Logistics

    Our all-in stand model reduces transport emissions and waste and we select our suppliers based on sustainability criteria​

    Freight & Logistics

    • We apply sustainability criteria in contracts and RFPs
    • We select our suppliers based on sustainable transportation criteria

    Social Responsibility

    We strive to be an inclusive team, embrace diversity with equal opportunities for all and embed sustainability at the core of our event

    Social Responsibility

    • Our content programme is highly focused on sustainability
    • We provide a platform to start-ups to present their breakthrough innovations

    exhibitor tips

    Dear Exhibitors: Join our green team and act for the future!

    When exhibiting at Packaging Première & PCD Milan, you are playing an essential role in helping us create a sustainable event.

    Here are some actionable tips on how to make your participation more sustainable:

    • We offer you the opportonuty to choose more sustainable corrugated cardboard graphics at a price similar to that of forex graphics.
    • We advise you choose Montecolino as carpet provider, who is specialized in recycling carpet after the event to turn it into raw materials for new products.
    • Select a reusable all-in stand model from the organiser or design your own stand so that the structure will be reused multiple times, year after year. Work with your stand builder to make your stand as sustainable as possible! Avoid creating a disposable stand just for one event.
    • Create reusable signage (without any date on it) made from recyclable materials and with eco-friendly ink when possible
    • Use LED lighting and other energy efficient equipment for your stand and don’t forget to turn it off at the end of the day.
    • When possible, chose public transport or carpool with your colleagues
    • Choose a hotel within walking distance and/or applying eco-friendly practices
    • For your transport, consolidate your shipments and use preferably transport and logistic companies applying sustainable practices
    • Favour local suppliers to support the local economy and reduce transport
    • Favour suppliers presenting environmental and social credentials
    • Bring your own reusable water bottle to take advantage of our water fountains and help us reduce the use of single-use plastic
    • If you serve food on your stand, select preferably locally sourced and plant-based options and avoid the use of single-use plastics
    • Avoid wasting food and only order the quantity needed
    • Take an active part to the multiple initiatives and discussions during the event which will support the sustainable development of your sector
    • Inspire visitors by showcasing the sustainable credentials of your products

    visitor tips

    Dear Visitors:

    Join our green team and act for the future!
    We cannot do this alone! Help us make this event more sustainable!

    Here is what you can do to help: