Milkshake reduces plastic waste

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The amount of waste at the festival Milkshake in Amsterdam this year, with 40 per cent. That has the event Sunday on Facebook reported. The festival, which this weekend takes place in the Westergasfabriek, this year has very consciously used on sustainability.

Milkshake Festival at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam

As get festival-goers this edition for the first time as they drink a hard cup that can be re-used or returned for statiegeldmuntjes. Also, the festival has the system of coins abolished, so that the plastic waste to reduce. Snacks and drinks may this year-only pin has to be paid.

Also the toilets are have become more sustainable at the festival. In cooperation with Ecotoilet and Waternet is phosphate from the stool, which in the Dixies is collected, removed. In addition, there was only vegetarian food is served. The reactions to this plan were Saturday, on the first day of the festival, very mixed.

Milkshake is since the fifth edition in 2016 has grown to become a two-day festival. The dance festival is developed from the mindset of ’nothing must, everything may’. It shows that entertainment, music, choice and status, nothing to do with sexuality. During Milkshake, there is an atmosphere that is free from the society-created narrow-mindedness, the organization.

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