BONNAROO'S OFFICIAL SUSTAINABILITY STATEMENT
We don’t just want to be the best festival. We aspire to be the greenest festival—and set the standard in sustainability and greening practices for North American concert events. To do so, we will engage fans, artists, the public, officials and even other festivals. Because of what’s at stake, we will gladly spend the extra effort and cost this sometimes involves. We believe our commitment to being sustainably green doesn’t hurt the Bonnaroo experience, but rather defines it and improves it. Who says you can’t have fun while changing the world?
WASTE IS A TERRIBLE THING TO WASTE
If you’ve ever cleaned up after a party, you can imagine what we face at Bonnaroo.
Thanks to the amazing efforts of the Clean Vibes team we diverted 366.37 tons by weight from the landfill in 2013! A special thanks to our friends at Eco-Products who helped us to reduce our overall footprint by supplying our site with 100% compostable food service items.
2013 BONNAROO WASTE DIVERSION RATES BY WEIGHT
48% of all waste diverted from landfill
• 192.14 tons hauled commingled to All In One Recycling
• 26.49 tons of scrap metal hauled to American Iron and Metal in Manchester, TN
• 22.39 tons of cardboard, office paper, and electronics hauled to Coffee County Recycling
• 3.85 tons of used cooking oil diverted and collected by Yellow Dog Renewables to be processed into biodiesel
• Approximately 120 tons of compost
cancellations after May 17th will forfeit their full deposit.
█ Commingled - 192.14 tons
█ Cardboard. Paper. Electronics - 22.39 tons
█ Compost - 120 tons
█ Scrap Metal - 26.49 tons
█ Cooking Oil - 3.85 tons
RIDESHARE TO BONNAROO
Save money. Make friends.
Looking to carpool to Bonnaroo, but don’t know how? Zimride makes it easy to connect with other festival goers heading your way. Driving? Post your trip on Zimride and sell the empty seats in your car. Need a ride? Book cheap seats in one of the many Bonnaroo carpools listed on Zimride.
Bonnaroo supports ridesharing to reduce traffic and our carbon footprint. Please consider Zimride as one tool to investigate or offer ride options. The Zimride platform uses Facebook integration to create a fun way for friends to share rides. Zimride empowers individuals to join together to save money, make friends and reduce our carbon footprint. Check things out before you go and be safe! Post or find your ride to Bonnaroo today.
THE GREENING VILLAGE AND PLANET ROO
Planet Roo is an eco and social-activism village dedicated to promoting a socially responsible lifestyle. The performance stage here is actually powered by solar panels!
Within Planet Roo you’ll find a waste-free café, a documentary cinema tent, a silent auction benefiting worthy causes, and lots of information about how we are making a difference—and how you can, too.