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30 Vendors Share Green, Sustainable Products with Wesleyan Employees

More than 30 vendors met with Wesleyan staff and faculty Nov. 12 at the 4th annual Green Vendor Show held inside Beckham Hall.

Vendors included W.B. Mason, Sprint, the Inn at Middletown, Raymour & Flanigan, Premier Limo, Fisher Scientific, AT&T, Enterprise, Avery, Smead, Sanford, Dupli, Richo, 3M, Bon Appetit, Gateway Limo and more. Middletown Toyota and Crowley Ford brought four sustainable vehicles.

More than 160 attendees learned about new innovative products and ideas, and received free samples, refreshments and raffle prizes. In exchange for the gifts, attendees were asked to donate non-perishable items for Amazing Grace Food Pantry. About 68 pounds of food and $59 was collected.

The Green Vendor Show was organized by the Purchasing Office. Photos of the event are below: (Photos by Dat Vu ’15)

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35 Companies Attend Sustainable Vendor Show

John Duch, the eastern commercial regional manager of Pentel, based in Ontario, Canada, shows pens and marker options to Doug Allen, at right, assistant to the facilities manager, and Don Albert, in back, facilities manager for the Chemistry Department during the second annual Sustainable Vendor Show Jan. 14 in Beckham Hall. About 35 vendors attended the event to show off their eco-friendly products and offer samples to the Wesleyan attendees.

John Duch, the eastern commercial regional manager of Pentel, based in Ontario, Canada, shows pens and marker options to Doug Allen, at right, assistant to the facilities manager, and Don Albert, in back, facilities manager for the Chemistry Department during the second annual Sustainable Vendor Show Jan. 14 in Beckham Hall. About 35 vendors attended the event to show off their eco-friendly products and offer samples to the Wesleyan attendees.