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The Buffalo Niagara Convention Center is proud to do its part to be “GREEN.” The various departments within the Convention Center participate in “Green Initiatives” by completing the following practices:


  • Uses environmentally-friendly office supplies
  • Recycle printer cartridges
  • Purchase in bulk


  • Plastic, cans, bottles, cardboard, and paper are recycled and kitchen grease is recycled into Bio Fuel
  • Encourages the use of “bulk” food and beverage products
  • Uses recycled products in concessions
  • Regularly participate in the local composting of food
  • Do not use Styrofoam products
  • Unused foods are donated to local food banks and shelters
  • Use china, silverware, and linen for our food events
  • Food is purchased from local sources whenever possible
  • Farm-to-table menu items available


  • Use energy-efficient lighting
  • 5% of the electrical load is USEPA-certified green power
  • Light bulbs are energy-saving products
  • Restrooms have automatic faucets and soap dispensers, and toilets are water conserving
  • Meeting room temperatures are adjusted based on the level of business, so when rooms are not in use, energy is reduced
  • Use water stations in our meeting rooms
  • Purchase recyclable products and goods
  • Use environmentally-friendly cleaning products
  • Trees have been planted to offset electricity used at events
  • Have recycling receptacles throughout the facility