On this page we’re putting together a list of resources and ideas to help us tread more lightly. We’ll be adding to it over the months and years ahead. Please feel free to contact us with any suggestions.
Top Tips on Tour
Bring your own refillable water bottle and reusable coffee cup
Bring your own Tupperware, a fork and a spoon from home to take on tour with you
A resealable bag of washing powder brought from home is a tour essential
Bring your own refillable bottles of shampoo/conditioner and a dish of soap from home - a great way to reduce plastic waste on the road
Try using shampoo and deodorant bars and reusable make up pads
Take a small hand towel from home to use in dressing rooms
Check the environmental policy of hotels and B&Bs where you’ll be staying.
Go paperless and plastic-free for your travel cards and receipts as much as possible
Do you really need a paper copy of the script? Worth asking yourself the question!
Always carry a reusable shopping bag with you
Locate recycling facilities over the route of the tour
Prep and bring along your own in-house recycling system
Look into using ultra-low-emissions touring vehicles
Support audiences to use public transport
Check if the suppliers you’re using have sound environmental policies
Are you really in a hurry? Consider this when planning travel options
Take fewer and longer trips when flying (and only flying when necessary)
Carry your own set of headphones
If you’re staying in hotels, order from a menu to reduce food-waste from buffets
Download the full list of tips here.