First StepsFestival Greening Techniques

What is a green event?

A green festival or event incorporates environmental considerations to minimize its negative impact of the environment. Such examples on minimizing environmental considerations include:
– reduction of waste, water and energy
– use of fair trade or organic food,
– using local suppliers and locally sources products,
– providing education about environmental impacts and more!

This guide is set out to help you at any stage of your festival – whether you are doing nothing and need help to start… or you already think you are green and want to know what else you can do. This guide is filled with practical ideas, best practices as well as facts.

Check out our Greening Topics for ideas and information on water, waste, procurement, engagement and more.

Or maybe start by taking our quiz and seeing what type of festival goer you are! Then visit the Festival-goer tips to get educated about what you can do to when attending a festival.