Case Studies – Sustainable Operations

The cultural sector has a unique ability to imagine and experiment with alternative futures, question the status quo, see the world differently and explore the future with audiences and participants. Without the cultural sector playing its part in helping current and future society to move towards a more sustainable way of life, this essential shift will not happen.”

Creative Carbon Scotland, 2020

Click below to find examples of Sustainable Operations in action

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Royal Opera House

Case studies of some of the changes the Royal Opera House have made to their Operations and Buildings.

Inside of a large theatre auditorium with red stalls seats and multiple levels of seating above. National Theatre Prague's logo in the top left corner

Lyric Theatre - Going Green

The Lyric Theatre in Belfast have been making changes to their scenic construction workshops, building, and operations.

Inside of a large theatre auditorium with red stalls seats and multiple levels of seating above. National Theatre Prague's logo in the top left corner

Waste Audits - National Theatre

Examples of what waste audits can look like, and give guidance on how to change behaviour

Inside of a large theatre auditorium with red stalls seats and multiple levels of seating above. National Theatre Prague's logo in the top left corner

Northern Stage - Multi-use cups

Northern Stage have begun the process of phasing out single-use plastic cups and replacing them with multi-use ones.

Inside of a large theatre auditorium with red stalls seats and multiple levels of seating above. National Theatre Prague's logo in the top left corner

Sustainable Audience Travel - Indigo

Five cultural venues have been working together for four months as part of Indigo’s new Act Green travel pilot project to encourage audiences to travel more sustainably to events.