Tools

There are a number of tools and useful resource kits available online if you want to discover more information about how to become environmentally sustainable:…

Grants

There are some grants and incentives available that may help you to realise your ambitions to become more sustainable. These range from commercial support to…

Case studies

There are some great examples of good practice and innovative thinking out in the sector already: https://www.manchesterclimate.com/case-studies https://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/2021/08/brunel-museum-responds-to-climate-crisis/ https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/about-us/press-office/science-museum-open-uks-first-major-exhibition-carbon-capture-and-storage-19 https://climatechangeresources.org/museums-and-galleries/ https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/about-us/corporate-information/we-are-green https://www.museumsforclimateaction.org/ https://www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/discover/our-experiences/reimagining-museums-for-climate-action https://climatemuseum.org/ https://advisor.museumsandheritage.com/features/sustainability-in-the-museum-sector/…

Organisational policies

In order to advocate for change, funding, or just to tell your visitors about what you are doing to help protect the environment, you might…

Exhibitions

Exhibitions are the perfect way to open up a discussion with your museum visitors about how to protect our natural environment. It doesn’t matter if…

Purchasing

Did you know that nearly half of the UK’s total carbon footprint comes from overseas emissions associated with consumer activity*? That’s an awful lot of…

Travel

When considering ways to protect the environment, most people think of the pollution created by cars and other vehicles. It is one of the most…

Food

For museums lucky enough to have a café or retail offer that features food, there are some great examples out there of museums that have…

Waste

Waste production can be a costly issue for businesses. So, anything that reduces waste can also help reduce the costs of dealing with it. Here…

Water usage

We all know that wasting water in a heat wave is a bad idea. However, did you know that most of the water on Earth…

Space

Space is always at a premium in museums, especially when it comes to storage and the quality of space available for display. It is an…

Lighting

Lighting within museums can often be difficult to replace, especially if the bulbs are of an older variety or part of a track system. There…

Green Energy

When we think about climate change, fossil fuels often come to mind. These power our workplaces and homes, but more options are now available if…

Understanding Climate Change

Here are some ideas about how we can help the fight against Climate Change – both at home and at work. Small actions add up…

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