News about Green Footsteps
Roskilde Festival's audience collected 27 tonnes of waste one year and traded each full garbage bag for an ice-cold beer.
3,500 kilometres of eco-labelled toilet paper is used every year at Roskilde Festival.
97 % of all packaging with a deposit is returned at Roskilde Festival, which includes 1.5 million cans.
3 tonnes of organic fair trade coffee is consumed each year at Roskilde Festival.
5,000 energy saving light bulbs are used at Roskilde Festival.
Roskilde Festival sorts waste in 13 categories.
The audience at Roskilde Festival has donated 10,000 used sleeping bags to the homeless over a period of four years.
1,580 festival guests in 2009 voluntarily paid approx. € 25 extra for the festival ticket and thereby contributed with € 37,158 to climate donations.
Roskilde Festival 2009 produced Denmark's largest climate donation, giving more than € 268.000 million to the African country Malawi.
42 % of the festival guests at Roskilde Festival 2009 wanted to act more climate-friendlily in their everyday life than they did before the festival.
Over 17,000 festival guest in 2009 signed a paper declaring that Denmark and other rich countries should help the third world countries deal with climate changes.
The audience in 2009 took more than 40,000 green actions that helped cut down on the festival's energy consumption and CO2 emissions.