Powerful Thinking - Festival Vision: 2025
It's an exciting time for event sustainability and Vision:2025. Many environmental initiatives and new resources have been launched in the last few months. This email has a round up of the latest.
Plus, Save the Date! After the success of the Vision:2025 members event in 2017 at The Showman's Show, we have teamed up with event organisers, Lance Publications, to offer another afternoon of talks, networking and presentations on a variety of key topics on Wednesday 17th October, 1-5pm. More info to come.
AIF Drastic on Plastic campaign
Congratulations to the Vision:2025 festivals that have joined the 60 festival members of the AIF in their Drastic on Plastic Campaign, launched in April, with a pledge to eliminate single-use plastic by 2021. If you haven't yet joined but would like to - find out more HERE.
Plastic-Free Event resources: To help you on the mission to cut out plastics...
- Download the RAW Foundation Guide to Plastic-Free Festivals HERE
- Download the Reusable Cup Factsheet, by sustainable event consultants Hope Solutions and ZAP concepts
- View the G.E.M.S report on glitter at events published on behalf of the Festival Elves Facebook group.
Sustainable Travel: Audience travel makes up 80% of the average festivals' CO2 footprint - so it's a great place to start in reducing overall emissions.
- Energy Revolution Guide to Sustainable Travel: including action plan
Resource Hub: Because new resources are always emerging and being updated, we have created a very simple one-stop shop links page to key resources across the industry as part of Festival Vision: 2025 webpage. We will be adding to this in future. Check it out HERE - under the 'Key Resources' tab on the left.
Steve Heap: 30th May 2018 14:36:00
Trade Body Urges Festival Organisers To Take Action On Gas Abuse
As the 2018 festival season gets underway, the British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) is appealing to event organisers to take a robust stance against gas abuse.
13th June 2018
Control of noise at work in music and entertainment
13th June 2018
Notice To Customers Regarding The Implementation Of A Modified Tariff Lp.
You may be aware that on 15 May 2018 the Copyright Tribunal approved the terms of a Modified PRS Tariff LP – the tariff under which PPL PRS Ltd licenses “light and popular” live music events.
7th June 2018
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Responding to the complexity and confusion around which biofuels are good environmental choices, Julie's Bicycle and Powerful Thinking Steering Group members have created a comprehensive new guidance sheet to answer all your questions.
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