Research & Case Studies
The Issue With Vinyl Records - And What We Can Do About It
January 26, 2023
With the "vinyl revival" here to stay, this video shares the journey of artist, architect, and environmental educator, Stephen Choi, as he takes a look at record-manufacturing and its impact on human and planetary...
BE AN ALLY, ADVOCATE AND ACCOMPLICE
January 03, 2022
It’s not just about what we do, but also how we do it. Here are some extra resources for artists wanting to strengthen their understanding of what good allyship looks like:
Raising First Nations work & voices
September 21, 2021
When musicians stand up and speak up for the environment, we’re following the lead of First Nations peoples who have cared for Country for tens of thousands of years - their voices are essential...
Righteous Reusables at Island Vibe 2019
August 24, 2021
In 2019, Island Vibe Festival took a leap in sustainability by choosing to reuse and wash instead of using throw-away containers, setting a new standard in waste reduction at Australian events. As events rebuild...
Ethical insurance for musicians
July 02, 2021
Did you know your insurance provider could be fueling the climate crisis? Similar to major banks, insurance organisations help finance climate-wrecking projects by providing insurance to polluters and investing in fossil fuels.
April 14, 2021
Offsetting is a way of compensating for your carbon dioxide emissions - it doesn’t stop or reduce them, but it effectively reduces the impact somewhere else on your behalf.
Rewash Revolution: Strawberry Fields 2019
January 25, 2021
In 2019, Strawberry Fields Festival launched a new reusable crockery system, Rewash Revolution. Born out of a desire to solve the problem of disposable culture, Rewash Revolution combined the determination and expertise of a...
Reusables are still safe to use during the COVID-19 pandemic
May 20, 2020
In the face of COVID-19, the world is changing in unprecedented ways. Our music scene, like other sectors, is reeling from the impacts. As a collective, we have a chance to step back, reassess,...
Case Study - WOMADelaide's successful switch to reusables
April 01, 2020
In 2020, WOMADelaide (WOMAD) – one of Australia’s best loved and most environmentally friendly music festivals – joined forces with Green Music Australia to reduce their waste output. The four-day event, held in Adelaide’s...
Research - Bettercup's reusable cups are better than compostable!
November 20, 2019
Green Music Australia partnered with bettercup. to prove reusables are more sustainable than single-use and compostable cups.