Spirit Awards Goes Green, Makes It Eco-friendly Event

by VR Sreeraman on  November 14, 2007 at 7:23 PM Environmental Health
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Spirit Awards Goes Green, Makes It Eco-friendly Event
Film Independent is going green by changing its 2008 Spirit Awards into a zero-waste, eco-friendly event.

Alterations will be made in nearly every part of the ceremony, ranging from food preparation and type of food served, to differences in member viewing and voting tactics.
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Furthermore, the event will make use of recycled print materials, biodiesel-fueled generators, and offer attendees a ride-share program, reports Variety.

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As a replacement for paper waste, distribution company B-side will offer voting members the option to view nominated films through online streaming, and may choose to vote online as well.

The new eco-friendly 2008 Spirit Awards will take place on Feb. 23 in Santa Monica.

Source: ANI
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