Awards for 2014
One star albert+ rating (*)
4 O'Clock Club
4 o'clock club scored well by using low emission, recycling in the studio, using sustainable caterers and addressing fuel efficiency. Achieved £1,000 of savings in fuel use.
The Swashbuckle team addressed sustainability by re-using sets and opting to work with local audiences. Sizeable transport savings.
Two star albert+ rating (**)
All at Sea
Amongst other initiatives, All At Sea scored their point with rechargeable batteries and a 60% paper reduction: Overall financial savings of £1,500.
Environmentalism is core to the 'Watch' ethos. The team used an array of low carbon generators to power their production and recorded the nesting of a bittern (bird) in the process - a broadcast first! Low carbon on location with solar, methanol and WVO gennys.
From There to Here
Cutting transport with local crews; sustainable catering; reuse of props and recycling on location; From There To Here, a Kudos drama for BBC One, was the first indie production to undertake albert+.
The Children's BBC Gigglebiz team excelled in power reduction and transport management both in the studio and on location
Three star albert+ rating (***)
Housed in a BREEAM outstanding building, BBC's Casualty have long been sustainable production advocates; recycling sets and props and now some serious power savings too. £30k of power savings
By quizzing crew on carbon reduction, the 4th series of Trollied cut their stage power needs by 50%, sourced pre-used set dressings and helped feed local livestock with surplus fresh produce. Carbon emission reduction of 7% compared to previous series.