Green Initiatives

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) is committed to supporting and encouraging sustainable practices. As one of only a handful of U.S. LEED-EB and ISO 14001 certified convention centers in the nation, our dedication to resource conservation, sustainability, source reduction, and waste diversion is standard operating procedure. We pride ourselves in working with clients to host environmentally-friendly meetings and offering “green” practices, when possible.
Water
· 7M gallons per year are saved through xeriscaping, low flow plumbing fixtures, and more energy efficient cooling towers
· Our maintenance and housekeeping staffs are trained to detect and report leaks for immediate repairs to conserve water
Green Purchases
· We purchase and use environmentally friendly cleaning products, which in turn contribute to cleaner effluent
Electricity
· 100% of the electricity we use is from renewable sources
· High-speed dock doors mean efficient temperature control inside exhibit halls
· High efficiency motors were installed throughout the HVAC system replacing old high energy consuming motors
Recycling
· We offer free recycling collection which helps to offset show and exhibitor costs for garbage collection
· Nearly 160 tons of paper, cardboard, plastic, and aluminum are recycled annually
· More than 7.6 tons of unconsumed food has been donated to local non-profits, serving those in need
· All used cooking oil is collected for conversion to bio-diesel
· Our catering partner uses compostable utensils for all disposable applications
If you’re looking to host a more sustainable event, talk with your Event Manager about how we can help you achieve your green goals.