Oregon film goes green

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

Oregon Film is working to green the industry.

Encouraging everything from recycling and composting to lowering energy use, the department officially known as The Oregon Governor’s Office of Film & Television is also advocating for reduced transportation needs and sustainable building materials in set construction, among other things.

“If you take this industry above all others, it is really green — except that it’s very in and out,” said Oregon Film’s Jane Ridley. While most ideas about greening production tend to come from the studio or producer who is particularly interested in sustainability, her job is to make it easy for those who go green, targeting some of films dirtier deeds.

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

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