Somewhere near the top of the Bonnaroo to-do list is “change the world.” So, in 2009, the Bonnaroo Works Fund was created as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Thanks to the generosity and support of fans around the world, BWF contributes to remarkable nonprofits and programs helping communities thrive. But we don’t deserve all the credit! Aside from the donation included in your festival ticket purchase, generous fans also support The Fund through ticket add-ons, the annual Silent Auction, Roo Run 5k, BonnaROOTS Dinners, and other BWF fundraising efforts. Stop by and see us at the Roo Works HQ in Planet Roo to learn more or visit BonnarooWorksFund.org to get involved now!
Take a break in Planet Roo, a haven for sustainability, wellness, and global consciousness. With representation from a diverse group of non-profit organizations, this space is an opportunity to learn and relax. Bonnaroovians can come together for yoga, dance, and meditation classes, workshops at The Academy and Learning Garden, or powerful panels at The How Stage.
Stay tuned to learn more about the exciting projects we have in the works for this area for this year!
Just by purchasing a ticket to Bonnaroo, you support our sustainability efforts on-site! $1 from every ticket sold goes towards sustainability work like our permanent compost pad and solar array, to the BonnaROOTS dinners, community education in Planet Roo, carbon offsets, food recovery efforts and food bank donations. If you're feeling generous and inspired to support even more greening initiatives and impact projects, we welcome you to opt-in to the Sustainability Add-On with your ticket purchase or donate directly to the Bonnaroo Works Fund.
Please help Clean Vibes, our heroic trash and recycling crew, by keeping your site and the concert areas clean. Recycle, compost and pick up after yourself.
WHAT GOES WHERE:
RECYCLING – Place in recycling collection bins throughout site and blue bags at your campsite. All plastic beverage containers, aluminum and tin cans, glass, and clean mixed paper can be recycled.
COMPOST – Place all food waste and other compostables in compost collection bins throughout site or in clear bags at your campsite. (Do not contaminate with trash.) All plates, cups, forks and other food service items sold by festival vendors are compostable.
LANDFILL – If it can’t be recycled or composted, place it in the landfill collection bins throughout the site or in a clear bag at your campsite. Styrofoam, chip bags, plastic film, ice cream and candy wrappers should go in this bin.
CIGARETTE BUTTS – Place in butt bins located throughout Centeroo for recycling or collect and turn them in at the Clean Vibes Trading Post for prizes.When the music stops, please clean up your campsite (get extra bags at your local Plaza). Pick up bottle caps and any other debris. Tie up your bags and leave them at the edge of the road. We’ll take it from there. Collect cans, cups, and bottles or cigarette butts using a bag from the Clean Vibes Trading Post and trade them in for points to redeem for a variety of great prizes.
The Academy (located within the hay bale building in the heart of Planet Roo) offers interactive workshops experiences on subjects like art, songwriting, percussion, fermenting, instrument building, gardening and more!
Learn to grow your own food, right in the middle of the festival! The Learning Garden is a quintessential Planet Roo experience where you can get hands-on training from knowledgeable farmers and volunteers. The Learning Garden is a dynamic space to explore your curiosity about food.
The anchor of Planet Roo is The Farm’s only solar-powered stage – the HOW Stage. Stop in for performances, panel discussions, parties, wellness classes, and more. Stay tuned for the 2022 Schedule.
BonnaROOTS are our annual locally-sourced sunset feasts celebrating community and supporting grassroots causes—Oxfam America and Eat for Equity. VERY special guests join us for an unforgettable meal on The Farm. Guests have found themselves sitting next to Bonnaroo co-founders and producers, artists, activists and an assortment of Bonnaroovians with an appetite for soulfully good food. Together, you’ll eat, drink, and raise thousands of dollars for the greater good.
Our Planet Roo partners are rockstars of community causes and giveback efforts! They always go above and beyond to make this area vibrant and innovative in their unique efforts to engage patrons in spreading positivity once you leave The Farm. Check back soon for info on who you’ll find in Planet Roo in 2022.
Stop by the Roo Works HQ in Planet Roo to bid on exclusive autographed items from Bonnaroo artists or one-of-a-kind artwork in the Bonnaroo Works Fund Silent Auction. While you're there, visit with some of our nonprofit beneficiaries and learn more about how your festival tickets support community programs in arts, education, sustainability, and social impact efforts in Middle Tennessee and beyond.