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Hay on Earth short list


All entries submitted for Hay on Earth 2011, including some real gems, have been handed over to the WAG sustainability team for short listing - names will be posted here by Monday at the latest - apologies for not getting them up earlier.

In one area, Home and Hearth, whilst there were some great bids that will make a real difference, a few lacked the edge that would mark them out as being innovative and showing leadership - so we will be extending the deadline for this area alone, until 12.00 on 24 May to give groups the opportunity to re-submit bids that were unsuccessful or craft new ones from scratch.

Those who get shortlisted are guaranteed some interest in their projects as Andy Fryers, the Hay Festival's Director of Sustainability and lynchpin for Hay on Earth, is confident that all four days of the Green Dragon's Den are likely to be 'sold out' - whilst the tickets are free, anyone wanting to be assured of a seat should contact the Hay Festival booking office (online is best) and get their name down. The sell out means that each project will be pitching their ideas to 250 people...


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