Fox Television Studios recycles and donates all sets, props, set dressing and wardrobe after a show has wrapped. Donations have been made from shows such as “New Amsterdam,” “Jezebel James,” “The Riches,” “The Shield,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” and “Crowned,” to name a few. We as a studio have also eliminated the use of hard
In 2008, STAR India added a Start Now theme to its Diwali (Festival of Lights) celebrations. On October 24, all lights and elevators were switched off for five minutes across all STAR India offices. Staff members gathered together for Diwali celebrations and department heads spoke about the rationale for turning the lights off, as well
New 5-ton hybrid trucks are being used on four of Twentieth Century Fox Television’s shows: Prison Break, Lie to Me, Bones, and My Name Is Earl. The trucks are used to transport set dressing, props and other materials to and from sets and various locations. The vehicles were purchased by Fox Filmed Entertainment, and are
Fox News headquarters in New York participated in an energy audit. Sylvania has upgraded many of the offices to higher efficiency lighting and continues floor by floor as the company grows and new floors are added.
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network have gone to a tape-less digital system, no longer using hard tapes for most of their programming. This reduces usage, storage and disposal of plastic cartridges of all types.
Fox Payroll has moved to paperless timecards. As of March 2008, Fox will eliminate the paper pay stubs and make this information available on line. This will save paper, energy and time.
Through discussions with First Corporate Sedan, Fox News now offers Toyota hybrids for car service needs upon request.
Fox News recycles all old office equipment through “Back to the Future,” a local EPA Certified Electronic Recycling company providing documentation and responsible oversight. Old camera and cell phone batteries are recycled through Rechargeable Battery Recycling Center, a non-profit organization promoting responsible disposal of nickel cadmium batteries.
Atlanta’s station encourages their employees to make permanent “green” lifestyle changes by pledging fuel change both at home and at work. Their goal is to make recycling fun, easy and accessible to everyone. With every five changes made, FOXe Team members earn a reusable FOXe Fueling Change shopping bag. Employee pledge list (see below). FOXe
At Fox Chicago, a facility remodel is being reviewed with the environment in mind. Contractors are being encouraged to recycle as much construction waste as possible and heating and cooling will go through a centralized thermal facility that will dramatically reduce overall energy needs. Additionally new lighting fixtures will be installed that will further reduce