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Trash At Music Festivals, British Behaviour & Policies

An ocean of trash is generated at every Reading festival & many others in the UK. This ‘trash throwing’ behaviour by the festival revellers is repetitive.

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The aftermath of Reading and Leeds Festival 2021 is literally trashy. The festival goers leave the venue completely trashed. An ocean of trash is generated at every Reading festival & many others in the UK. This ‘trash throwing’ behaviour by the festival revellers is repetitive.

The Glastonbury Festival, Liverpool International Music Festival, Creamfields Festival & Many others face similar repercussions. All have witnessed similar behavioral patterns in garbage disposal. The clean-up drive at Glastonbury Festival cost nearly 785,000 Euros in 2017.

The Euro 2020 was another such event, London’s streets were filled with all sorts of garbage in the aftermath of this event by fans. Europe is the 2nd biggest plastic waste producer Europe exports about 2/3 of its plastic waste to under developed countries.

According to HMRC, In September 2020 UK shipped 7,133 metric tonnes of waste to Non-OECD countries. Activists demand an environment bill to tackle the global plastic waste crisis. Sensitising the young Britishers about waste disposal and the lawmakers to be responsible for the environment.

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