Reducing waste is a major day-to-day objective, both during the Festival and at individual events. As plastic is particularly harmful to the environment, we endeavour to use as little as possible, supported by reusing eco-friendly cups and, biodegradable cups made from corn starch, cardboard packaging and boards or recyclable materials. We prefer to provide real crockery at the Festival village, which takes place over ten days.
Plastic bottles have been given the boot, and we encourage our staff and festival-goers to bring their own containers for liquids, such as glass bottles or thermoses. We also post signs every year emphasising the need to sort waste.
Since 2021, our refreshment stall in the Village has sold drinks in glass bottles only, which are less environmentally polluting.
In addition, our activities and events provide on-site catering and refreshments, using a maximum of local produce and vegetarian choices. Our food trucks are eco-friendly, with vegan options.