by Edited by Lisa A. Grimaldi | January 11, 2012

Leftover event itemsConsider starting a program like Kelly Acock's: The Kansas City, Mo.-based florist, event designer and owner of Monarch Flower Co., sick of the waste she saw in the events industry, launched her own green endeavor. Called ReEvent, it's a biannual consignment sale of repurposed and leftover event items, with part of the proceeds benefitting a local charity.