Dotted Journal Notebook 3 Pack
B5 large 7x10 dotted journal is ideal for storyboarding, floorpans, or anything you wish. The best-in-class dotted notebook in a smart minimalist design that embraces simplicity. It makes the perfect medium to organize your thoughts.
Primo 5 Gal. Water
A great way to save money and the planet is to use Home Depot's water exchange service. Buy or rent a water cooler station or a 5 Gal. water dispenser stand. Initial purchase for $13.98 and exchanged for a full one in store just for $6.99. Invite your crew to bring their own water bottles to refill or order custom crew-gift of reusable water bottles with your project's design. No more unfinished waters, which waste money and pollute the oceans.
Find local eco friendly shops and if your budget allows you - try to make purchases there. A lot of small local businesses are open to negotiations, so if you are going to purchase a lot - let them know and they will most likely help you get the cost down to fit your budget. It's a great opportunity for them to sell a large amount of items and it's fantastic for the planet.
One Tree Planted
A great resource to offset your carbon emission on a film set and to make a tax deductible donation on behalf of your crew and cast is the "One Tree Planted" program. This company plants 1 tree for each $1 donated. If you sign up as a company partner - you will also get access to their large stock footage database with a lot of fantastic nature shots that you can use as B-Roll for your projects. It's a win-win!
Boonboo cotton buds are 100% biodegradable and made from sustainable bamboo. Perfect alternative to plastic buds which comes at the cost of harming our nature. Perfect for MUAH and PD as well as just personal use.
Bio Friendlier Pens
Not perfect, but a great alternative. The recyclable pens are made from kraft paper, which can be decorated, labeled, and personalized, which means you can write your name on it and never lose your pen on set. Uses stainless steel cores to help reduce plastic pollution. Pack of 50.
EcoFlow DELTA PRO is a great portable battery that can replace your generator powering crafty/catering, work lights, fans and bug lamps or charging personal devices and even camera batteries. Great to replace smaller to medium generators and can be recharged overnight at home, plugged into an EV charger or you can add a package with a solar panel to charge right there on set.
Bamboo Cutlery for catering/crafty
Biodegradable bamboo cutlery is a great alternative to plastic. As a bonus it’s not prepackaged, which means your crew and cast can take only the utensils they need instead of throwing away the extra prepackaged plastic cutlery they don’t.