Theatres Trust will be profiling the Ecovenue project, and all its participants atÂ PLASA 2010 in The Theatres Trustâ€™s very own â€˜Ecovenueâ€™ on Stand 2-M28 at Earlâ€™s Court, showcasing the environmental efficiency practices being implemented across the London venues involved with the project. In addition to profiling the venues, the Ecovenue area in Earls Court 2 will also feature technologies designed to rationalise the environmental footprint of theatres.
As part of this initiative, The Theatres Trust will launch its first â€˜Peopleâ€™s Choiceâ€™ award for sustainable theatrical products to complement the existingÂ PLASA Innovation Award for Environmentally-focused products.
All exhibiting manufacturers atÂ PLASA 2010 are invited, as part of an open call for entries, to put forward products to be considered for this Theatres Trust award. The Theatres Trust will then select those that represent either a significant step forward in the resource efficiency of an existing product or a new product intended to contribute to the resource efficiency of a theatre to be featured in the area.
Visitors toÂ PLASA 2010 will be able to vote on the product they feel best represents progression towards sustainability, while also learning about the advice that the Ecovenue participants are receiving and the experiences of the 24 already signed up to the project.
TheÂ PLASA Show runs from the 12th â€“ 15th September. For a Theatres Trust â€˜Peopleâ€™s Choiceâ€™ award application form, please emailÂ Tim Atkinson.