12. Noteable companies

Here's a list of the companies that are working to do something about this issue. Ive had a look through them all for ideas and insight




RAW foundation, making waves - Campaign, data collecting and report making to push change

http://rawfoundation.org/making-waves/


A greener Festival - A Greener Festival is a not-for-profit company, committed to helping events, festivals and venues around the world to become more sustainable and to reduce environmental impacts

https://www.agreenerfestival.com/


Eco events - business-driven approach to sustainability

http://ecoevents.com/


Love your tent - an international waste campaign designed to bond people with their portable homes

http://loveyourtent.com/


The Association of Independent Festivals - the UK’s leading festival representational body with a 'Take your tent home' campaign

https://aiforg.com/initiatives/take-your-tent-home/


Department of Economic and Social Affairs - Implementing a 10-year framework of programmes on sustainable consumption and production, all countries taking action.

https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/envision2030-goal12.html


Shambala festival zero waste - only six tents were abandoned at Shambala 2019

https://www.shambalafestival.org/essential-info/sustainability/


Guidance on Non-Clothing Textiles -Info on how to recycle textiles in the UK

http://www.wrap.org.uk/sustainable-textiles/non-clothing-textiles-guidance


Festival republic - Event organisers, they aim to deliver festivals and events with the least amount of environmental impact as possible

https://www.festivalrepublic.com/green

Report on their festivals impact 2018- https://www.festivalrepublic.com/sites/live.inviqa.festivalrepublic.com/files/festival_republic_creative_green_2018_summary.pdf


'Powerful Thinking' by Julies Bicycle - explores new ways of working which reduce costs and carbon through increased efficiency and alternatives. Looks into reducing our carbon footprint

https://juliesbicycle.com/powerfulthinking/


Comp a tent - Created the first compostable tent, offer a service where people can rent tents at festivals - these tents are reused if the condition isn’t too bad. Audit, measure and analyse data for waste at campsites.

http://comp-a-tent.com/


Say No To Single Use - information on plastics, their harm and reduction methods

https://www.surfrider.org/say-no-to-single-use-plastic


Technicalnature Blogger - Blogs on sustainable design methods

https://technicalnature.org.uk/portfolio/sustainability-design-thinking-for-business/


Gift Your Gear - Somewhere you can donate old tents

http://giftyourgear.com/tent-reuse-and-recycling-gift-your-gear/




Reports


I have read all these reports. I have used the data in my sketchbook. I have been lucky that this area is so rich in recent research.


AIF 10 year report -

https://aiforg.com/wp-content/uploads/AIF-Ten-Year-Report.pdf


Raw Foundation Guide to Plastic Free Events -

http://rawfoundation.org/making-waves/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Festival-Guide-20181.pdf


Eventbrite Guide to a Greener Festival -

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/academy/guide-greener-festival/


Powerful Thinking - The Show Must Go On -

http://www.powerful-thinking.org.uk/site/wp-content/uploads/TheShowMustGoOnReport18..3.16.pdf