By Karen MacKay on June 19, 2012
As the summer music festival season rolls in, festival organizers across the globe will make significant efforts to create more sustainable events by reducing environmental impacts and educating fans. From solar powered stages to on-site composting, Bonnaroo is leading the way for green music festivals. Tucked away on a farm in Manchester, TN, Bonnaroo celebrated it’s 11th year this month and I was stoked to be a part of the celebration.
By Timothy Hurst on August 17, 2010
Many big music festivals are sloppy, dirty affairs–trash is strewn all over the place, there are few easy options for recycling and composting, and sustainability is the last thing on attendees’ minds. But San Francisco’s Outside Lands music festival, a two-day (formerly three day) production in Golden Gate Park, is different. Last year, the festival’s [...]
By Timothy Hurst on August 5, 2010
Anytime you assemble 75,000 people in one place there will undoubtedly be some waste. But instead of trucking all that waste off to the landfill, organizers at Bonnaroo want to keep the organic waste from ever leaving the festival grounds.