The guide summarises key research findings and next steps to research including:
Total UK festival industry emissions (excluding travel) amount to 19,778 Tonnes C02e per year. So what can you do? Survey research showed that the top 5 things that festival goers suggest to help them to be more environmentally responsible are:
This guide was the result of Fields of Green, a one year research project (April 2015 – April 2016) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council exploring the environmental sustainability of Scotland’s music festivals and their capacity to enable ‘greener’ audience behaviours within the temporary communities formed during such events. To find out more about the project, click here.
A project initiated by Edinburgh’s Festivals with key partners the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network
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