Theatre Green Book PRODUCTIONS Toolkit – Designing and Making


Harmful Materials

• Key materials to avoid are Polystyrene, PVC, virgin steel, and tropical hardwood.

• Discourage the use of polystyrene and polycarbonate/acrylic.

• Eliminate the use of harmful chemicals including aerosols, parabens, triclosan and PVC.

• Ensure plastics are reusable, recyclable or compostable.

• Avoid environmentally harmful detergents, like 1,4-Dioxane, Sodium Laureth Sulphate, Bleach and Formaldehyde. Look for Eco-label certification or similar.