Green fringe event to snip Edinburgh Festival waste

A green arts organisation is to hold recycling sessions encouraging theatre companies not to be wasteful at the Edinburgh fringe. The world’s biggest arts festival is in full swing throughout August. Nearly 2 million theatre and comedy performances drew audiences to 273 venues last year which means there is potential for a lot of rubbish. […]

Hollywood sitcom uses all green set

Hollywood tends to be associated more with gold than green – that is, until now. A set builder is claiming to have designed the world’s first completely sustainable set for an American sitcom. The Emmy-nominated show Raising Hope is about a man becoming a single-parent after the woman he had a one-night stand with is […]

Government set to save £1.3m through energy management

The Home Office has entered into energy management contracts with public service provider Amey and British Gas Business across 90% of its estate on a ‘payment by results’ basis. The contracts come after the two companies saved the department £212,000 in eight months. The scheme aims to save £1.3 million through making 350 government buildings […]