Tags : Sustainability

Could Boomtown become a completely meat-free festival?

A social media post, reportedly from a Boomtown organiser, has raised the idea of Boomtown Fair becoming a totally meat-free festival in 2020. Asking for feedback from fans of the festival, a poll was posted to the ‘Boomtown Chat’ Facebook group, which voted 360 to 138 against the move. Boomtown Source reported that the post […]Read More

Co-op food stores coming to festivals this summer, with reverse

Pop-up Co-op festival stores will be appearing at four events this summer, stocking over 200 different products, including beer. Download, Latitude, Reading, and Leeds will each operate a 6,000 square foot shop, much bigger than your typical high street Co-op, which promises to be restocked daily. In a UK first, Co-op will trial ‘reverse vending […]Read More

Bestival will only sell water in cans this year to

Bestival, and it's family-friendly sister festival Camp Bestival, have confirmed that water will only be available in cans at this year's events. Rob da Bank, who organises both Bestival and Camp Bestival, confirmed tonight on Twitter that all plastic water bottles sold by their bars will be replaced with fully recyclable aluminium cans.Read More

Glastonbury plastic bottle ban planned for 2019

With the festival in it’s regular fallow year for 2018, organiser Emily Eavis has spoke of plans for a Glastonbury plastic bottle ban at the 2019 festival during a conversation with BBC Radio 6 Music. Emily has recently spoken about plans for an expanded Block 9 area and radical new Arcadia show to come at […]Read More