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Fuji Rock, Shambala & more Love Support for GEI

There are now just a matter of weeks until GEI 2016... excited? We are! The day is now fast shaping up, and it's safe to say that the conference will span the breadth of environmental initiatives and innovation across the festival and touring worlds. (Get your tickets while you can!) [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|AGF Blog, Green Events & Innovations|0 Comments

Supertrawlers to be banned permanently from Australian waters

Supertrawlers will be permanently banned from Australian waters, the federal government announced on Wednesday. The move follows the temporary bans on supertrawlers imposed by the Labor government two years ago and re-endorsed by Tony Abbott in March. The first ban expired in November and the second was up for review in [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|AGF Blog|0 Comments

A Greener Festival Launch Associate Membership

Since A Greener Festival began, it has worked to help festivals to become more sustainable, reward best practice, and to raise the profile of sustainability issues amongst festival goers and industry. We have assessed over 300 festivals worldwide, connected with countless organisations and individuals who provide sustainable solutions to events, and delivered seminars, [...]

By |January 26th, 2016|AGF Associate Membership, AGF Blog|0 Comments

First Speakers and Sessions Announced for GEI 2016!

The eighth edition of the UK’s leading conference for sustainability at live events will take place on Thursday 3 March, and we can now reveal further details regarding the conference programme. Taking place the day before ILMC begins at the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington (the home of the ILMC), this [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|AGF Blog, Green Events & Innovations|0 Comments

Why bother about the environment? Its expensive NOT too …..

The Glastonbury Festival has admitted causing a drop in water quality in a stream close to the festival’s site, after a sewage tank sprung a leak during the 2014 event. CMU Daily reported that Michael Eavis and the Festival’s Operations Director, Christopher Edwards, both appeared in court in Yeovil after [...]

By |January 24th, 2016|AGF Blog|0 Comments

The colourful solution to ivory poaching

By |January 24th, 2016|AGF Blog|0 Comments