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#GreenFests: The 2016 Swap Shop

#GreenFests: The 2016 Swap Shop

This year the Swap Shop accepted flyers and posters from individual productions that were to be recycled as well as …

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#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

  The end of the Fringe is always bittersweet – the returning quiet will be eagerly welcomed by many, but …

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#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

We’re right in the middle of the Fringe, where the marketing is most fervent and the weather slowly taking a …

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#GreenFests: Our Top Picks of Take One Action Film Festival

#GreenFests: Our Top Picks of Take One Action Film Festival

This year’s programme showcases a fantastic range of films and events that offer different perspectives on the environmental challenges we …

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#GreenFests: The Fringe Swap Shop is back!

#GreenFests: The Fringe Swap Shop is back!

The Fringe Swap Shop (formerly known as the Reuse & Recycle Days) is an established sustainability initiative run by The …

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#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

#GreenFests: Top Ten Things to See in Edinburgh this Week

Creative Carbon Scotland has been scouring the Fringe programme for the best shows about sustainability to present to you. Every …

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#GreenFests: 10 Green Things To Do In Edinburgh This August

#GreenFests: 10 Green Things To Do In Edinburgh This August

The Festival season is picking up speed and the array of events offered can be quite overwhelming. So we compiled …

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#GreenFests Blog: Celebrating Edinburgh’s Community Gardens

#GreenFests Blog: Celebrating Edinburgh’s Community Gardens

How do you connect local communities, creative performers and environmental sustainability all in one? In our yearly #GreenFests blog series, we have …

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#GreenFests: The 2015 Fringe Swap Shop

#GreenFests: The 2015 Fringe Swap Shop

This year’s Fringe Swap Shop (formerly known as the Reuse & Recycle Days) rounded off the end of the summer …

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#GreenFests: How the Edinburgh MELA is making us eat green

#GreenFests: How the Edinburgh MELA is making us eat green

The end of August generally sees the winding down of the summer festivals. Not so for the Edinburgh MELA which …

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#GreenFests: Antigone and Climate Change

#GreenFests: Antigone and Climate Change

Sophocles’ great tragedy Antigone is the gem in the crown of this year’s Edinburgh International Festival. Directed by Ivan van …

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#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.3

#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.3

Reviewing has ended and we now have a chance to reflect on the 21 shows we have seen over the …

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#GreenFests: Changing the World, Festival by Festival

#GreenFests: Changing the World, Festival by Festival

The Edinburgh International Festival was founded shortly after the end of the Second World War with the intention of rejuvenating …

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#GreenFests: Embrace your creativity and improve your life?

#GreenFests: Embrace your creativity and improve your life?

Will Gompertz, former director of Tate Media and current Arts Editor at the BBC, this week gave a highly entertaining …

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#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

Creative Carbon Scotland’s presents our 10 sustainable top picks for the week ahead. We have scoured through the programme of each …

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#GreenFests: The Improbable City

#GreenFests: The Improbable City

The Improbable City is the theme for commissions at this year’s Edinburgh Art Festival. It’s based on the poetic novella …

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#GreenFests: Harry Potter and the Greening of the Publishing Industry

#GreenFests: Harry Potter and the Greening of the Publishing Industry

The Edinburgh International Book Festival launched into action on Saturday with a hugely varied and exciting programme of events, discussing …

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#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

Creative Carbon Scotland presents our 10 sustainable top picks for the week ahead. We have scoured through the programme of each …

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#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.1

#GreenFests: FSPA Shortlist Diary No.1

At the end of July we announced the 2015 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award shortlist. Two weeks on from this and …

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#GreenFests: Tragedy strikes the clowns as wigs no match for wind

#GreenFests: Tragedy strikes the clowns as wigs no match for wind

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is in full swing. The city is alive with the sounds of buskers and acapella groups, …

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#GreenFests: Swap Shop allows shows to be sustainable beyond the Fringe

#GreenFests: Swap Shop allows shows to be sustainable beyond the Fringe

The Fringe Swap Shop (formerly known as the Reuse & Recycle Days) is an established sustainability initiative run by The …

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#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

#GreenFests Top 10 Things to See in Edinburgh This Week

Creative Carbon Scotland’s presents our 10 sustainable top picks for the week ahead. We have scoured through the programme of each …

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Relaunch of our #GreenFests blog

Relaunch of our #GreenFests blog

There is plenty to celebrate! From a living plant being sent to the depths of the ocean (Holoturian by Ariel …

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#GreenFests: Green denim – would you rent a pair of jeans?

#GreenFests: Green denim – would you rent a pair of jeans?

Sustainability was a major theme at this year’s Edinburgh International Fashion Festival. Events included a Sustainability Symposium where a panel examined …

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#GreenFests: Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Festivals

#GreenFests: Tips & Tricks for Sustainable Festivals

1. Use your own water bottle and encourage staff and audiences to do the same. Make sure that everyone knows …

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#GreenFests Top Picks: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

#GreenFests Top Picks: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

Bringing performers and spectators from across the world, the theme of the 2014 festival is “Once Upon a Place.” The …

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#GreenFests: Edinburgh World Justice Festival announces Climate theme

#GreenFests: Edinburgh World Justice Festival announces Climate theme

Resources, Climate and Conflict (4 October 2014) A full day of keynote speakers and workshop sessions at Appleton Tower aiming …

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#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

#GreenFests Tips: Top green films at the Take One Action Film Festival

Take One Action is a Scottish-based organisation dedicated to promoting social and environmental justice through film. The organisation is hosting an …

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#GreenFests Highlights: “Are the arts in Scotland radical enough?”

#GreenFests Highlights: “Are the arts in Scotland radical enough?”

Speakers David Greig, theatre writer, and John Tusa, former Barbican Centre managing director, shared their thoughts with chair Dolina MacLennan …

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#GreenFests Summer 2014 in Review

#GreenFests Summer 2014 in Review

With the 2014 summer festivals season drawing to a close, we would like to highlight the fantastic green themes present …

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#GreenFests: Highlights from A Century on the Edge: From Cold War to Hot World, 1945-2045

#GreenFests: Highlights from A Century on the Edge: From Cold War to Hot World, 1945-2045

In charting 1945 to the present day context, and specifically the development of nuclear weaponry, one must consider the events …

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#GreenFests tips: 2014 Edinburgh Mela

#GreenFests tips: 2014 Edinburgh Mela

The Edinburgh Mela celebrates its 20th birthday this year! Join in the fun this weekend at Leith Links, 30-31 August …

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#GreenFests highlights: Tumadh | Immersion Dalziel+Scullion at Dovecot Studios

#GreenFests highlights: Tumadh | Immersion Dalziel+Scullion at Dovecot Studios

As the title may suggest, Tumadh | Immersion (“tumadh” is the Gaelic word for “immersion”) explores themes and perspectives of …

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What’s On: #GreenFests Events 25-31 August

What’s On: #GreenFests Events 25-31 August

The summer festival season is drawing to a close, but there are still plenty of events and exhibitions to see. …

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#GreenFests highlights: Edinburgh College of Art 2014 Masters Festival

#GreenFests highlights: Edinburgh College of Art 2014 Masters Festival

The Art, Space and Nature postgraduate course, situated within the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, provides an interdisciplinary …

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#GreenFests highlights: Can Festivals Change the World? with Di Robson

#GreenFests highlights: Can Festivals Change the World? with Di Robson

On 14 August 2014, a room of festival organisers, arts administrators and creatives gathered at Fringe Central to share their …

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#GreenFests Highlights: India Street at Gayfield Creative Spaces

#GreenFests Highlights: India Street at Gayfield Creative Spaces

As a newcomer to the Edinburgh creative crowd, Gayfield Creative Spaces has already made its name known as a leading …

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#GreenFests: The Future of Food in Scotland

#GreenFests: The Future of Food in Scotland

The Scottish government has recently unveiled new updates to Scotland’s National Food and Drink Policy. The new aims are for …

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#GreenFests Highlights: Honey-bee-lujah!

#GreenFests Highlights: Honey-bee-lujah!

As the ‘Fringe of the Fringe’, Forest Fringe Festival, came to a close on August 17th, the activist performance group …

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What’s On: #GreenFests Events 18-24 August

What’s On: #GreenFests Events 18-24 August

As we are nearing the end of the month, we’d like to remind you of all the fantastic green-tinged programming …

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#GreenFests highlights: The Evolution Will Be Televised

#GreenFests highlights: The Evolution Will Be Televised

Though listed in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme as comedy, performer Kate Smurthwaite admits the production is more a TED-style …

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#GreenFests highlights: My Luxurious 50 Square Feet Life

#GreenFests highlights: My Luxurious 50 Square Feet Life

Creative Carbon Scotland’s blogger-in-residence Allison Palenske shares highlights from the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award nominated production My Luxurious 50 …

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#GreenFests Highlights: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

#GreenFests Highlights: Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Blogger-in-residence Allison Palenske shares her thoughts on the recent Scottish Chamber Orchestra performance at Usher Hall, as part of the …

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#GreenFests Highlights: Out of Water

#GreenFests Highlights: Out of Water

Hosted at an offsite location as part of the Summerhall Festival 2014 series, Out of Water begins with the audience being …

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What’s On: #GreenFests with the Green Arts Initiative

What’s On: #GreenFests with the Green Arts Initiative

#GreenFests events, shows and exhibitions for 11 August to 17 August. Undecided about which festival events to attend this week? …

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#GreenFests: Behind the Wheel

#GreenFests: Behind the Wheel

Creative Carbon Scotland’s blogger-in-residence Allison Palenske summarises highlights from Robert Llewellyn’s 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award contender- “Electric Cars …

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#GreenFests Highlights of John Muir: Rhapsody in Green

#GreenFests Highlights of John Muir: Rhapsody in Green

This past Thursday, Creative Carbon Scotland attended a performance of  John Muir: Rhapsody in Green, a one-man production starring actor …

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#GreenFests: Taking a Walk

#GreenFests: Taking a Walk

Image: “A Walk At the Edge of the World” / Photo: Nicholas Bone Creative Carbon Scotland’s blogger-in-residence Allison Palenske reflects …

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What’s On: #GreenFests Events 4th-10th August

What’s On: #GreenFests Events 4th-10th August

Sustainable Production Drop-in Session 4 August, 11 August, 18 August 1:00-4:00pm The Festival Fringe and Creative Carbon Scotland invite production …

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#GreenFests Events: Exhibitions

#GreenFests Events: Exhibitions

The following are a selection of green-themed arts exhibitions and talks during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. Antonio …

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#GreenFests Events: Children’s Shows

#GreenFests Events: Children’s Shows

The following shows are a selection of green-themed children’s shows during the 2014 summer festival season in Scotland- Be-dom (Edinburgh Festival …

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#GreenFests Events: Comedy

#GreenFests Events: Comedy

The following are a selection of green-themed comedy productions during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. Cook and Davies …

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#GreenFests Events: Theatre

#GreenFests Events: Theatre

The following are a selection of green-themed theatre productions during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. 3,000 Trees by George …

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#GreenFests Events: Music

#GreenFests Events: Music

The following are a selection of green-themed musical productions during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. Michael Houstoun, at the …

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#GreenFests Events: Dance

#GreenFests Events: Dance

The following are a selection of green-themed dance productions during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. I Am (Edinburgh …

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#GreenFests Events: Spoken Word, Literature and Talks

#GreenFests Events: Spoken Word, Literature and Talks

The following are a selection of green-themed spoken word and literature events during the 2014 summer festivals season in Scotland. …

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#GreenFests 2014

#GreenFests 2014

  Welcome to #GreenFests – our social media and communications project for the summer of 2014! We will be collecting …

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Opportunity: Paid Commission for Sustainable Award Piece

Opportunity: Paid Commission for Sustainable Award Piece

**The deadline has now passed for this opportunity** Could you be the maker of the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award? …

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Applications Open for 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award!

Applications Open for 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award!

Apply now for the 2017 Award All productions taking part in the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe are eligible to apply, …

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Advice for a More Sustainable Fringe

Advice for a More Sustainable Fringe

Every year, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe hosts hundreds of temporary venues, visiting companies from around the world and thousands of …

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Shortlist Announced for 2016 Fringe Award!

Shortlist Announced for 2016 Fringe Award!

With more applications than ever before, the shortlisting process was hard to do, and we commend all productions who applied. …

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Fringe Guide to Sustainability The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society produces a guide to support and advise companies and venues …

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Case Study: Cinematic Theatre Company

Case Study: Cinematic Theatre Company

My Luxurious 50 Square Feet Life is a multimedia theatrical production which aims to address the housing shortage in Hong …

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‘Dead niche’ green festivals need to move mainstream

‘Dead niche’ green festivals need to move mainstream

The Fields of Green research team share reflections on their summer research at Xpo North Festival and Solas Festival, exploring …

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2015 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award Shortlist

2015 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award Shortlist

The shortlisted shows are: A Cinema in South Georgia, produced by The Braw Buoys Atomkraft, produced by Kompanie Greg McLaren Bayou Blues, …

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Going Green: Good for Screen

Going Green: Good for Screen

This June Creative Carbon Scotland hosted the event ‘Going Green: Good for the Screen’ at the Edinburgh International Film Festival …

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New Resource- Creating and Updating a Travel Policy

New Resource- Creating and Updating a Travel Policy

As part of our commitment to set sustainable examples through our actions, we have recently reviewed and updated our policy …

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Edinburgh Green Tease Reflections: Discussions with Eco Drama

Edinburgh Green Tease Reflections: Discussions with Eco Drama

Eco Drama is a Scottish theatre company that aims to “embed sustainability and ecology at the heart of the experience,” touring their …

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Upcoming Event: Can Festivals Change the World? with Di Robson

Upcoming Event: Can Festivals Change the World? with Di Robson

This Thursday, 14 August, a group of festival organisers, academics, participants, artists and admirers will gather at Fringe Central to …

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Upcoming Event: Edinburgh Green Tease

Upcoming Event: Edinburgh Green Tease

Our next Edinburgh Green Tease has been announced to be part of the Fringe Reuse and Recycle Days! The Green …

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Highlights: Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide to Sustainability

Highlights: Edinburgh Festival Fringe Guide to Sustainability

Bringing a show to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can be a daunting task. With over 3,000 productions listed in this …

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