Clear Up Britain is looking for a “tent tax” at music festivals.
The group, which constantly campaigns for cleaner, greener communities, is proposing a tax that each one campers would doubtlessly pay upon attending a music pageant. The tax, amounting £25, would assist cowl cleanup for tents and different campsite objects left behind.
Only in the near past, aerial photographs of the campgrounds at Studying Competition surfaced on-line and sparked an outrage. Extra importantly, an outcry for change. Although the pageant was much less trashed than in earlier years, there was nonetheless a mass of apparatus together with tents and different gear left behind.
John Learn, founding father of Clear Up Britain mentioned to BBC:
“That is heartbreaking and such a waste of assets – it shouldn’t occur. You see lots of people saying they care concerning the surroundings however their phrases and actions don’t match up.”
Change is feasible, even for essentially the most littered events. For instance, this yr, Glastonbury reported 99.3% of tents have been taken dwelling by pageant go-ers.
Keep in mind: in the event you’re heading out to a music pageant or any perform for that matter — do your greatest to depart no hint. Be taught extra concerning the Clear Up Britain motion right here.
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