Film Biz Recycling’s “Golden Dumpster Awards” Sponsored by PGA Green; will honor Focus Features, Big Beach Films, 30 Rock, and more for sustainable practices

Film Biz Recycling’s “Golden Dumpster Awards” Sponsored by PGA Green; will honor Focus Features, Big Beach Films, 30 Rock, and more for sustainable practices

gdaOn Saturday May 11th, New York’s Film Biz Recycling and 200 guests will recognize the winners of The First Annual Golden Dumpster Awards at an awards ceremony and celebration at Windfall in Manhattan.

Honorees include 30 Rock, for largest amount of TV series set dressing, props and wardrobe tonnage – 10.74 tons – diverted from the dumpster to donations for the public good and Focus Features, another arm of NBC Universal, for diverting 33.68 cumulative tons of film materials to creative reuse since 2008.

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PGA Launches Green Production Guide Mobile App

green_production_guideThe Producers Guild of America (PGA) today announced the release of the tablet and smartphone application version of their signature Green Production Guide. The successful, web-based Green Production Guide was first developed to help integrate sustainable practices into the production process and now the corresponding mobile version, available for free download on the iTunes Store and Google Play, will make this information even more accessible to members of the entertainment industry. Studio partners that have helped finance the PGA’s sustainability initiatives include Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Studios, Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Warner Bros.

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