Sustainability at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

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Image of the National Mall with the Capitol building in the backgorund and a large group of people walking toward and away from the camera

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival won AAM’s PIC-Green Professional Network  2017 Sustainability Excellence Award for Programming. Here, James Deutsch, Program Curator for the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, and Eric Hollinger an archaeologist from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History explain why and how they changed the way waste is diverted for the festival.  For many years, the Smithsonian … Read More