World Book Day: Environment and sustainability books

To celebrate World Book Day I have collated a directory of environmental and sustainability must reads! You can find the link to download the full listing at the bottom of this entry. The directory rounds-up books from a range of genres and subjects, including climate change, environment, sustainability, activism, politics, economy and business. Seminal works are featured on this list, […]

Environment and sustainability films and documentaries

In the run up to next week’s Sheffield Doc/Fest I have compiled a listing of environment and sustainability films and documentaries currently in circulation. You can find the link to download the full listing at the bottom of this entry. This directory displays films from a range of subjects including climate change, environment, sustainability, activism, politics, economy and business. You […]

Leaving the EU is a backward step for the UK’s economy and environment

Firstly, apologies I have been away for a couple of days at Glastonbury. I wouldn’t normally leave this kind of post but I would like to reitterate the huge amount of respect I have for those who tried to keep us in the European Union (EU). Both economically and environmentally we will suffer thanks to […]

Shambala – Leading sustainability light on the UK festival circuit

With the UK festival season now in full swing I wanted to delve deeper and reflect on what really makes a festival sustainable.

2015 guide to the top international sustainable and green festivals

With the summer festival season now upon us, I have been looking in-depth at ten of the most sustainable or eco-friendly events taking place outside of the UK in 2015. Here is a rundown and mini-guide to the most sustainable festivals in the world you should explore or even visit this year, glancing briefly at […]

2014 guide to the UK’s top sustainable and green festivals

With the UK’s summer festival season almost upon us, we will be looking in-depth at some of the most sustainable or eco-friendly events taking place in 2014. But first, to whet your appetite, here is a mini-guide to the festivals we think you should look out for this year, glancing briefly at their sustainability and […]

Honing festival sustainability: from travel to renewable energy

Seth Kirby discusses the reconfiguration of travel at festivals and how renewable energy can transform the blueprint for sustainable events –therefore influencing the industry for the greater good. Festivals searching for longevity in the industry must ensure that their overriding vision is one which encompasses the value and practices of sustainability. Principally, festivals should recognise […]