A simple solution to both a name badges and committing to re-usable cups or bottles is to print delegate names on cups or bottles. Depending on the type of event and your budget, do it with a black marker, or get them professionally printed with event branding included. Or you can be
Love Your Tent is a campaign in response to the vast amount of tents and rubbish left behind by people after attending events, and it was inspired by Eco Action Partnership’s work as Sustainability Consultants to the Isle of Wight Music Festival. The aim: Is to make the process
If your event falls on July 3 then you have no excuse but to have a ‘Bag Free Day’ event as that is international Bag Free Day! BAG FREE WORLD is the International plastic bag free day, a global action which aims at eliminating or radically reducing the use of single-use p
A container deposit system works by refunding event attendees an amount (say 10p or 20c) each time they bring a bottle back for recycling. Event attendees pay a ‘deposit’ upon purchase of their beverage, and when they return it they have it refunded. This system significan
Make a bit of a fuss over your waste stations. Rather than have just a boring set of bins, think about creative ways to present your waste. This can include staffed booths, offering incentives to return waste, or making the bins art themselves. Global Inheritance has a waste bin art p
Collect recyclables and make art grow during your event. Use chicken wire and metal to create a frame and then fill it with cans. The photo on the right is at Sountbound Festival in Western Australia. You can also flatten the cans and stick them on the outside of the structure if you&
Colour code your cable ties – give different colours to different teams – sound, lighting, electricity, decor, staging, plumbers, catering etc. Then put a bond on the team which penalises them if their colour cable tie are found on the ground. Pick those cable ties up boys!
For events with picnickers or campers handing out colour coded or printed bin bags to punters for segregating waste is a great way to go. Look at offering incentives to bring back the bagfuls of waste – drink voucher, points towards winning prizes. At some events, where there ar