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Meadow in the Mountains aim to compost and recycle 100% of waste in 2022 In this case study the team at MITM share the

In the summer of 2011, both Reading and Leeds festivals decided to procure biodiesel for fuelling some of their generators. Both were employing energy

Øya is a music festival in Norway that has been running since 1999. For the last 2 years it has taken place in Tøyenparken,

We Love Green won the ‘Green Oscar’ of the European Festival industry in 2012. They designed a sustainable festival at the outset, and their

An Innovative Off-grid Festival Boom is a biannual electronic and world music festival based in Portugal, with an audience capacity of 33,333. Boom Festival

Relationship with Energy Supplier is Key to Reduction Cambridge Folk Festival has been running since 1965, it takes place in July and has a

De Parade saves 27% of diesel use in one year Dutch festival De Parade Amsterdam worked with energy consultant, Watt Now to save 15,300

Dutch festivals reduces CO2 by 85% in just one year Into the Great Wide Open (ITGWO) is a Dutch Festival with an audience of

owersey Festival worked with their power supplier Flying Hire to cut fuel use by almost a quarter across the site in 2018. Flying Hire

The team behind the Showman’s Show are conscious of their environmental impacts and take measures to reduce them year on year. Managing power to

Energy Logging was set up in response to Shambala Festival’s need to work out the cost of fuel attributable to the trading element of

When Greenbelt moved site from a partially main powered racecourse to an entirely greenfield site, they had to load in the whole power system

Comprehensive Energy Monitoring Project with Agrekko and UWE Glastonbury Festival has been running since 1970, it has a capacity of 187,000 and runs annually

Fineline Lighting has worked on the festival for over 15 years, providing lighting and rigging for a number of the stages and venues across

Power Logistics has been providing a complete project management solution for AEG’s Barclaycard presents British Summer Time festival, held in London’s Hyde Park, since

Bar Nation provide full bar management and consultancy for festivals, venues and public events. In 2019 they took the decision to partner with Less

In 2020, FRANK Water charity will celebrate their 10th year refilling at UK music festivals. Since 2010, FRANK estimates they have delivered their refill

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Vision:2025 welcomed a packed audience for its ‘Journey to Net Zero’ conference at The Showman’s Show, 20th October 2021. Arena sponsored the Vision: 2025

Darcey Jackson is Event Coordinator at AEG Presents – working on All Points East (APE), In the Neighbourhood and British Summer Time Hyde Park

We are delighted to launch a new knowledge hub to help our growing network of over 500 outdoor events and businesses take climate action.

In February Vision: 2025 was invited to host a session at the AFO conference, the ‘Counting What Matters and Making it Count‘ session bought

For our June Green Leaders Q&A we spoke to Pauline Bourdon, Sustainability & Social Cohesion Coordinator at Team Love, Bristol. Pauline lectures in Events Sustainability

John Marshall-Potter, Co-founder of FolkEast, shares the journey to achieve as low a carbon footprint as possible over many areas of the event, with a focus on using the advantage of being a truly local festival as a key to cutting emissions.

This March 2021 we invited Victoria Chapman is Head of Sustainability (UK & Ireland) at Live Nation to take our Green Leaders Q&A. She works with Festival Republic and others in the Live Nation family to implement Green Nation, Live Nation’s sustainability charter. Read her answers…

Net Zero Emissions and the Outdoor Events Industry – Webinar recording: Chiara Badiali (Julie’s Bicycle) speaks to Christopher Jones (Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research) about the Tyndall Centre’s work and their collaboration with Massive Attack, and Chris Johnson looks at Shambala Festival’s strategy over the last decade.

In this guest blog Pauline Bourdon, Sustainability and Social Cohesion Coordinator at Team Love, shares her experience of working on Breaking Bread, a pop-up, socially distanced, drinking & dining experience in Bristol – and of researching and producing a report detailing the Social, Economic and Environmental Impacts of the event.

In this guest blog Em Weirdigan, Director of Green Gathering, shares their journey to deciding to run the 2021 edition and navigating the restrictions imposed by the global pandemic.

The Vision: 2025 team are delighted to be hosting a session at the Association of Festival Organisers’ (AFO) 34th conference on Saturday 20th Feb, on the how and why of measuring the environmental impacts of events.

Vision: 2025 caught up with Johnny Palmer, owner of Pytch (formally known as SXS) to find out about his part in providing 100% renewable power for Bristol Youth Strike for Climate at the now legendary Greta Thunburg Rally in February 2020

Vision: 2025 talked to Paula Birtwistle, Green Champion of Culture Weston, about running sustainable events in Weston against the backdrop of the COVID-19 events desert.

Christopher Pleydell, CEO of Hybrid Events, and the Strategy & Communications Director for the ‘Event Greening Program’, provides summary analysis based on updated figures for an assessment made in 2013 of the e-waste produced by the UK audio visual industry.

Chris Johnson, Sustainable Event Consultant, Chair of Vision: 2025 and Co-founder of Shambala Festival considers how the rapid rise of streaming events online in response to Covid-19 has brought the digital environmental footprint for the live events industry into sharper focus.

Powerful Thinking, the outdoor events sustainable energy working group, has restructured, appointing a new Chair and Project Lead Tim Benson

In this comment-piece RAW founder and plastics campaigner, Mel Watson, gives an update on the negative effect that the coronavirus pandemic is having on