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APRIL | THE ANATOMY OF… Event organiser priorities Waste Energy Waste 80% Energy use monitor fuel use 40% Travel engaged with supplier to increase efficiency Of those using biofuel most are using waste-derived fuels Top 5 NEW things festivals have implemented in 2018: • Worked with our suppliers to look at how they can help us improve sustainability • Made public our environmental policy • Promoted sustainable travel options • Have a plan in place to manage energy more efficiently • Joined a project or used a consultant Barriers to implementing initiatives Cost of implementation Inability of contractors to deliver 73% 20% checked and verified where their waste is going have Grid connection on green tariff Travel 50% offering dedicated coaches and promoting car share 58% offer carbon balancing to audiences or intend to communicate about sustainable travel to audiences but fewer to artists (61%) or suppliers (42%) 88% Lack of time as a resource within organisation 13