There is a growing number of resources, guides, and toolkits for arts organisations and artists who want to play a role in addressing the climate crisis:

Climate Change and the Arts

Creative Carbon Scotland
Supporting Scottish cultural organisations to tackle the climate crisis

Julie’s Bicycle
In collaboration with cultural and environmental partners, Julie’s Bicycle delivers learning programmes, tools and resources, and leadership initiatives, which respond to the demands of the climate crisis.

Creative Ireland – Creative Climate Action Scheme
This Creative Ireland initiative supports creative, cultural and artistic projects that build awareness around climate change and empowers citizens to make meaningful behavioural changes.

The Theatre Green Book
The Green Book is an initiative by the whole of theatre – working with sustainability experts Buro Happold – to work more sustainably. In three volumes it sets standards for making productions sustainably, for making theatre buildings sustainable, and for improving operations like catering and front of house.

Native Events (particularly for festivals)
Native Events works with an expanding community of partners in the sector including events, festivals and cultural organisations but also with the wider network of industry suppliers, ensuring a systems-wide transition to sustainability and regeneration.


Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Codema is Dublin’s Energy Agency and is committed to leading Dublin’s low-carbon transition towards 2030 and 2050.


My Waste
Ireland’s official guide to managing your waste


Irish Water/Uisce Éireann
Guide to how businesses can conserve water
Water Stewardship Training Programme
Think Before You Flush
Think Before You Pour

Circular Economy

Ellen McCarthur Foundation
Aims to eliminate waste and pollution, circulate products and materials through design, and regenerate nature, creating an economy that benefits people, business and the natural world.

Repair My Stuff
Local authorities are trying to encourage and support the circular economy. An initiative such as this Repair Directory, run for free by three local authorities, is contributing by connecting consumers with repair businesses, making the whole process of repair and reuse easier.