Arts and the Circular Economy: Theatre & Film

Across the theatre and film sector, companies are working towards reducing the environmental impact of their work and making it more sustainable. Theatres are hosting environmental awareness activities, performances and implementing sustainable methods of running a venue. Whereas the film industry in particular through the BFI is encouraging filmmakers to incorporate sustainable practices throughout production. Here I take a look at some of these activities and in particular how the sectors are moving beyond a ‘take, make, dispose’ economy and towards a circular economy, where all materials are treated as precious resources, with nothing thrown away.

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