ITV: The Biggest Shows with the Smallest Footprint
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The shows we never want to make
These are the shows we never want to make. ITV is committed to lowering our carbon footprint to Net Zero by 2030.
Top tips on reducing carbon emissions
Here are some things we’re doing at ITV that we can all do at home too
EAT MORE PLANTS
Eating nine falafel burgers produces the equivalent amount of greenhouse gases as one cheeseburger
At ITV we are showing more vegetarian and vegan dishes in our shows, including John & Lisa's Weekend Kitchen and Living On The Veg
Switch to renewable
Switching to renewable energy could lower your home energy carbon footprint by over 45%
At ITV we will be 100% powered by renewable energy by 2025
Travel low impact
In the UK, around 60% of short trips are made by car, instead of walking or cycling
At ITV, we use local crews when we can to cut travel. We’re also switching to electric hybrid vehicles to broadcast from
Download before you go
Streaming TV content using data uses 39 times more energy than downloading it on wifi
Use ITV Hub + to download your favourite shows
recycling home waste properly could save enough energy to power a TV for 6 months
At ITV, we’re committed to Zero Waste by 2030, and we’re cutting all single-use plastic from our sites
Re-use and make it last
The average household in the UK produces more than a tonne of waste every year
At ITV, many productions pass on items for reuse. Daytime wardrobe department donates clothes to Smartworks, a women’s employment charity
Cut energy use
The average UK home wastes over £50 each year by leaving appliances on standby
At ITV, we’re reducing our energy use to help us get to Net Zero carbon by 2030. Emmerdale are switching the studio lights to LEDs, which will save up to 85% energy
ITV's Home Planet
ITV Home Planet is a commercial initiative to encourage our viewers to reduce their carbon footprint in their home through a collection of green brands.