PPC: Partying and Plastic: The UK Festival Circuit

“In the spring of 2015, Melinda Watson at RawFoundation UK talked to me about supporting their Making Waves Plastic-Free Festival campaign at Glastonbury Festival. As well as providing a series of images for their activities at the event, it was my desire to make new, discreet photographic work—a type of personal witness statement.

For more than 20 years, I have been making work about the “plastic problem.” In human history, much of the art has serviced religion. Perhaps now in the 21st century, art can be of service in helping humans learn how to live more sustainably…“

PPC: Outside Lands Joins the Refill Revolution

‘‘PPC member Steelys Drinkware provided free water refill stations and stainless steel cups and bottles; helps Outside Lands divert nearly 300,000 single-use plastic cups and bottles from the waste stream.

There was much to celebrate at the tenth anniversary of Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Aug. 11-13 in San Francisco, California, USA. Artists such as The Who, Gorillaz, Metallica, Lorde, Tove Lo, and Dawes drew more than 200,000 people to the 3-day festival, and the festival upped its greening efforts by enlisting PPC member Steelys Drinkware to help divert nearly 300,000 single-use plastic cups and bottles from waste…“