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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

1.

Bring your own refillable water bottle and reusable coffee cup

2.

Bring your own Tupperware, a fork and a spoon from home to take on tour with you

3.

A resealable bag of washing powder brought from home is a tour essential

4.

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

5.

Try using shampoo and deodorant bars and reusable make up pads

6.

Take a small hand towel from home to use in dressing rooms

7.

Check the environmental policy of hotels and B&Bs where you’ll be staying.

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Go paperless and plastic-free for your travel cards and receipts as much as possible

9.

Do you really need a paper copy of the script? Worth asking yourself the question!

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Always carry a reusable shopping bag with you

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Locate recycling facilities over the route of the tour

12.

Prep and bring along your own in-house recycling system

13.

Look into using ultra-low-emissions touring vehicles

14.

Support audiences to use public transport

15.

Check if the suppliers you’re using have sound environmental policies

17.

Are you really in a hurry? Consider this when planning travel options

18.

Take fewer and longer trips when flying (and only flying when necessary)

19.

Carry your own set of headphones

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If you’re staying in hotels, order from a menu to reduce food-waste from buffets

 

Download the full list of tips here.

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SAIL

We are a member of Sustainable Arts in Leeds (SAIL). Read more about their work on their website at https://wearesail.org/

Environmental Sustainability

You can view our 2019/20 Environmental Footprint report as a PDF by downloading it here.

To give the figures some context please consider calculating your own Environmental Footprint at:

https://footprint.wwf.org.uk