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Pitch perfect: Festival climate initiative gets messy campers to clean up their act

As we hit peak festival season, a bid to cut ‘phenomenal’ levels of waste, writes Arlene Harris

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By promoting a circular events economy, Megan Best, MD of Native Events, hopes that waste and pollution can be eliminated and replaced with reusable items

By promoting a circular events economy, Megan Best, MD of Native Events, hopes that waste and pollution can be eliminated and replaced with reusable items

By promoting a circular events economy, Megan Best, MD of Native Events, hopes that waste and pollution can be eliminated and replaced with reusable items

Fleadh Cheoil has been entertaining visitors and showcasing the very best of Irish music since it first began in 1951. And while over the years the crowds have got bigger and the line-up more diverse, the much-loved trad tunes have remained, well, traditional.

However, while this doesn’t look set to change, this summer Fleadh will pitch Ireland’s first “circular campsite” (with Fuinneamh following suit in September) as part of ‘re:volve’ – an initiative to support a more sustainable events industry.


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