Mary Corfield is Event Director of Greenbelt Festival and an Events Consultant with a real passion for sustainability. She has many years of experience in implementing change across all areas of a festival to make it greener and loves sharing ideas with others looking to do the same. She is just as happy talking about reducing foodwaste as about electric crew vehicles though her favourite green initiative this year has been the introduction of completely plastic free bamboo wristbands at Greenbelt. She knows first-hand that making a festival greener does not need to be as costly as organisers may think and just how effective festivals can be at inspiring their audience to make lasting changes in their day-to-day lives.
Festival experts reflect on the year, sharing practical insights from their own initiatives and discussing what has been an unprecedented season for action on climate change; from going plastic free as part of the Drastic on Plastic pledge and the take your tent home / say no to single use campaign to audience travel, waste, reuse, ‘designing out’ plastics and […]
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