The second day of the Green Events Conference was filled with many more interesting topics. We heard about how to avoid disposable plastics, the creative work done with upcycling methods and tackling the biggest environmental challenge at festivals: waste left behind in the camping areas. If you have missed the first past of our conference recap, be sure to read it on our blog, as well.
Can we avoid plastics?
Claire O’Neil from the A Greener Festival Initiative kicked off the day by introducing us to the enormous impact of plastic pollution on our planet by showing us the shockingly sad short film below.
We believe that festivals are a great place to rediscover a life without disposable plastics. Fact is, that majority of plastics at festivals and otherwise get used only once. Often only a few minutes later they land in the trash or on the camping site. Think of all the plastic cups, bottles, cutlery and the one-way-everything you take to festivals or use in your everyday life. How can they be avoided?Read More