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Our Environment

 

We  are  improving  our environmental performance  by  promoting sustainable working practises, reducing our annual energy  usage  and being committed to the principle to reduce, reuse and recycle.  

Mission

Our Mission

To be a socially responsible and environmentally sustainable creative organisation committed to protecting people and the planet.

What we are doing

Some of our activity includes

  • Energy-saving light bulbs introduced across our venues.
  • Installing motion sensor lights and making sure all others are turned off when not in use.
  • Recycling cardboard, glass, paper, plastic, toner cartridges and used batteries.  Recycling bins are stationed throughout our venues to allow customers to recycle too.
  • Working with our partners at Aberdeen Inspired, provided beehives in a bee garden in the outdoor space next to 1906 restaurant.
  • Staff volunteering for local community projects such as the Friends of Seaton Park litter picks  and  the  Marine Conservation Society “Beach Cleans” at Aberdeen Beach and  Torry  Battery.
  • Paperless meetings and payslips.
  • Our senior youth theatre climate change creative project, providing space for discussion and reflection and giving a voice to young people.

Awards

Winners of the VIBES 2019 Engaging Scotland Award

Green Arts Initiative

Aberdeen Performing Arts is proud to be a member of the Green Arts Initiative.

Run by Creative Carbon Scotland, the Green Arts Initiative supports Scottish arts organisations to be at the forefront of growing an environmentally sustainable Scotland.