Glastonbury won’t promote plastic bottles at 2019 version

This yr's version of Glastonbury at Worthy Farm won't have any plastic bottles on sale.

Festival attendees won't be barred from bringing plastic bottles on website, however Glastonbury is taking an energetic position this yr in encouraging everybody to deliver reusable water bottles with them and won't be offering backstage, manufacturing, catering, or dressing room areas with any single-use plastic bottles as properly.

There might be quite a few water faucets throughout the location for revelers to refill their bottles and each bar on the competition might be providing free water to attendees.

While festival-goers received’t be stopped from bringing plastic bottles on website, they're being inspired to deliver a reusable water bottle with them, which will be refilled on the quite a few water faucets throughout the location. Free consuming water may even be obtainable from each bar.

“It’s paramount for our planet that all of us scale back our plastic consumption, and I’m thrilled that, collectively, we’ll be capable to stop over 1,000,000 single-use plastic bottles from getting used at this yr’s competition," mentioned competition organizer Emily Eavis in an announcement. "I actually hope that everybody – from ticket-holder to headliner – will go away Worthy Farm this yr understanding that even small, on a regular basis adjustments could make an actual distinction. It’s now or by no means.”

Glastonbury 2019 takes place between June 26-30 at Worthy Farm. Check out the line-up here.


[Photo: David Hedges]

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