30 Jun '11, 7am

TreeHugger @petzdelux attended the @rock_a_field Festival in Luxembourg and reports on their recycling efforts:

TreeHugger @petzdelux attended the @rock_a_field Festival in Luxembourg and reports on their recycling efforts:

Last weekend I experienced what was for me the greenest music festival so far. And not only because at Rock-A-Field in Luxembourg you actually get to rock a lush green field surrounded by dense forest. The organisers of RAF also set an example of how to lower the environmental impact of 18,000-plus festival goers and 15 bands (amongst which Arcade Fire and the Arctic Monkeys ) without sacrificing the experience. You could see plenty of cup recyclers (image below) around the site; the reason: 20 items got you a free soft drink! Waste not want not All Sinalco soft-drinks were served in reusable bottles, which, together with the glass bottles, were collected by the supplier to reuse after the festival. The PET water bottles are being recycled. Food was served in biodegradable containers and the local fries came with a tiny wooden fork. All of these actions resulted in a 75% d...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/rock-reuse-recycl...

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