Relevant Organisations:

Afforestt is  a service provider for creating natural, wild, maintenance free, native forests. They work passionately on and off-site to provide the best solutions at the lowest possible cost.

Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an industry-wide initiative that educates, motivates, and inspires the entire theatre community and its patrons to implement environmentally friendlier practices on Broadway and beyond.

Cut It – Crew-led action for the climate crisis – The climate and ecological emergencies call for decisive action from the film and television industry.  For action, we need a plan. For a plan we need a proper conversation. Cut It want to hold a cross department climate summit, uniting HODS and crew with established producers, top actors and industry bodies to establish how we can dramatically cut CO2 emissions and waste.

Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts is a Think Tank for Sustainability in the Arts and Culture

Ecostage: is the go-to place for practical guidelines and ecological values, that helps all performing arts practitioners make their practices more sustainable. Use this site for ideas, case studies, and resources.

The Ex’Tax Project Ex’tax is the proposal to put taxes on natural resources and pollution, and using the revenues to lower the tax burden on labour and increase (social) spending. Such tax reform creates incentives to save resources and the natural world. It also enables job creation and supports those who need it most.

Ex’tax enables an inclusive circular economy.

GreenClover is a company providing  eco-friendly transport, storage & recycling services tailored to the entertainment industry for all scenic items.

The Green Theater (USA) shares knowledge about Green Theatre, ecological theatre, ecotheatre, sustainable theatre, environmental theatre and recycled theatre as well.

Julie’s Bicycle is a London based charity that supports the creative community to act on climate change and environmental sustainability. We believe that the creative community is uniquely placed to transform the conversation around climate change and translate it into action.

Provenance-  enables great brands to communicate the origin and impact of their products. Increase engagement by connecting to shoppers’ changing values and help build a better world.

Reset Scenery –  is a Scottish based, not for profit company dedicated to providing the Scottish Creative Arts sector with an environmentally responsible and economical alternative to landfill for its unwanted scenery, props & furniture.

Sustainability in Production Alliance – igniting sustainable culture change in the live production industry

The Set Exchange  – The freecycle style website for Theatre, TV, Film and Event production.

Scene Change: A community for Stage Designers taking action for Theatre

Staging Change Forum: Sustainable Theatre

USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology): A Membership organisation which aims to advance the skills and knowledge of theatre, entertainment and performing arts professionals involved in the areas of design, production and technology, and to generally promote their interests.

World Economic Forum is committed to improving the state of the world, is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Pledges and Declarations:

Eco Stage Pledge – The ecostage pledge is a public commitment and positive declaration to work ecologically in the performing arts sector. It includes a set of intersecting values, objectives and provocations for engaging with ecological practice. The pledge is envisioned as a conversation starter to help bring an ecological ethic to performance production and as a tool for motivating action. It also features an ecostage stamp to share on documentation. Join our global online community united by the firm belief in our collective capacity to effect change. Pledge to connect.

UK Live Performance Production Declares Climate & Biodiversity Emergency-  is a global petition uniting all strands of the Live Performance Production industry. It is both a public declaration of our planet’s environmental crises and a commitment to take positive action in response to climate breakdown and biodiversity collapse.

Sustainability Seminars:

ABTT Seminar: Sustainability – Is it time for System Change? – 10th June  2020

ABTT Seminar: Sustainability – It’s time for Systematic Change! – 29th July 2020

Online Resources

Relevant Training:

Online Training for Sustainability and Planet Placement by We Are Albert

Relevant Articles or Recordings:

Article: Liverpool Everyman theatre – our plan to become zero carbon

Article: Massive Attack partner with University of Manchester to explore music industry climate impact

Article: Noises Off: The greening of theatre – Guardian Blog

Article: Palace Theatre goes from strength to strength as new era dawns in leisure

Article: Palace Theatre Redditch – Being Green

Article: People planting tiny urban forests to boost biodiversity and fight climate change

Article: Revolution in the Costume

Article: Sustainable Design and the SBTD

Article: Sustainability at Glastonbury

Article: The Sustainable Theatre Practice Treaty

Radio 4 Broadcast:  Massive Attack and Univeristy of Manchester to provide a blueprint for bands and artists to reduce their environmental impact. 

Report: Green Theatre Report (Mayor of London) 2008


Sustainable materials and methods:

Ecovative Design. – MycoComposite™ (a self-assembling biological binder for agricultural byproducts).

The Miyawaki’s forest restoration method

WeAreAlbert Production Handbook: Tips for making greener products

Sustainability and Liology:

Jeremy Lent – The Patterning Instinct (Book)

Jeremy Lent – Liology information

The Liology Institute – Liology is a practice of experienceing life in an integrated, embodied and connected manner.