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A selection of news stories covering our work over the last 4 years 

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GREEN EVENTS AND INNOVATIONS

Breaking News everyone. Our Love Your Tent campaign is going from strength to strength. We will be presenting and spreading the word at the Green Events and Innvovations conference on Friday March 7th in Kensington, London, part of the International Live Music conference. Will also be announcing which festivals are supporting the campaign this year in the next few days on the Love Your Tent facebook page and Love Your Tent website.

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ECO ACTION UP FOR GREEN AWARD

All very excited here! Eco Action Partnership are nominated for a prestigious GREEN INITIATIVES award for our work on the LOVE YOUR TENT campaign by A Greener Festival. Hot on the heels from our appearance last week at the LIVE UK SUMMIT, where we sat on a panel talking about waste, comes this very exciting news. And we are included in the final list of 10! Will keep you updated through facebook and twitter pages, and of course through the website as well.

eco action and lyt up for award

LOVE YOUR TENT UPDATE

LYT goes off to Reading and Leeds....

The LYT film was shown at both festivals over the weekend, and the message was spread through the usual social media channels. Thanks everyone who took their tents home and supported the campaign, and thanks to the organisers for making it happen.

 

And.......Rick is now a blogger for DECC! We are the only non-governmental blogger on the website, and so far, we have been spreading the word of Love Your Tent within this Government Department with some interesting feedback. Have a look at http://blog.decc.gov.uk

lyt update

NEW FOREST SHOW

From the hustle and bustle of the IOW to the relative calm of the New Forest. We worked on the New Forest Show in Brockenhurst with the New Forest County Council team. Their campaign was about saving energy, and we had our solar power running their cameras and sounds, and our kinetic mobile phone charging people's phones - always a great sight.

 

LOVE YOUR TENT OBSERVER ARTICLE

Great article in the Observer magazine today. Lucy Siegle writes about the Love Your Tent campaign and why it is so important. Check it out here - 
http://bit.ly/JBT81m 

EAP AT THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT

As a supporter of the Eco Island Project, we were asked to speak at the launch of the project at the Houses of Parliament about our involvement both through the IOW festival and our own support. Picture is Mark and Juliet before we all went inside.

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RADIO 6 DJ NEMONE SUPPORTS LOVE YOUR TENT

Nemone has written a blog which had been published on the Huffington Post supporting our new campaign, Love Your Tent. You can read what she says here.
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/nemone/uk-festivals-why-i-love-my-tent_b_1405038.html

 

ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 2012
JUNE 2012

What a festival this year. We had great bands, a great audience, we did loads of cool Eco-things - oh and we had a bit of bad weather as well! Just want to say that for those who battled through the unprecedented rain we experienced on the Wednesday and Thursday, we all managed to have a good festival.


The Hive was buzzing again with the Let it Bee campaign, the Eco Island project (our Eco partners for 2012), the Kashmir cafe providing the sounds and the drink, Eco Charge recharging mobile phones and, of course, the festival debut of the Love Your Tent campaign.


Away from the main arena, the Garden Stage was again partially powered by solar supplied by Firefly, the kids zone was completely powered by solar and the kinetic playground was doing great business all weekend (every time I saw the hamster wheel it was full!)


Finally, in the midst of the rivers of mud that had previously been campsites, one place became a shining beacon of hope, and, well, dry tents. The Respect/Love Your Tent campsite, into which one could only gain entry by signing up to respect the area and take tents and all belongings home, was a sell out. And I can only describe the scene as brilliant on the Monday when Respecters were seen not only packing up their tents as agreed, but sorting out their rubbish and recycling into different bags and leaving them in the right piles at the gate. Fin, our photographer, also took a great bit of footage panning from the campsite next door which had almost the full contingent of tents left behind, into Respect, which had only 18 tents remaining (you can see this on the LYT Facebook page).


So once again thank you to all who were there, and came and talked to us, and look forward to seeing you soon.

 

 

IOW 2012