To apply the 4 “R”s! Refuse (say no to what you don’t really need), Reduce (waste), Reuse (rather than throw away), Recycle (what can’t be reused, lent or put to another use).
1. Sorting waste
- Place bins and sorting labels on the film location (paper/ cardboard, drinks cartons, cans and plastic bottles, glass,
- lamps, batteries, etc.).
- Dispose of large non-reusable and non-recyclable materials in dumps.
- Beforehand and regularly during filming, inform the crew of the waste action plan in place: sorting, waste reduction and access to dumps. Make use of crew lunches and/or meetings.
- CO2 - Account for the volume of waste noting the number of rubbish sacks and containers used during filming.
- Sort and transport any special and/or hazardous waste to dumps.
Things to remember
The filming office for the Brussels Region, screen.brussels film commission, will help you with waste management.
Contact them to:
- Obtain 80-litre all-purpose sacks specifically for filming: «Bruxelles-Propreté» will come and collect them based on a form to be completed 10 days in advance.
- Obtain a free access badge to regional dumps (with a € 150 deposit).
- Receive sorting labels.
- Receive “Gobi” flasks in order to eliminate water bottles and plastic glasses.
List of contacts:
Waste sorting tools
screen.brussels film commission : http://screen.brussels/en/film-commission
Regional dumps : https://www.arp-gan.be/en/our-container-parks-1.html
Res-sources : http://www.res-sources.be/fr/res-sources-1