A music industry effort to turn the tide on plastic pollution

Resources

After you have made the BYOBottle commitment, explore these BYOBottle resources and tips for engagement. You can click to view each resource or download the entire BYOBottle toolkit.


Beyond Water Bottles - Next Steps to Reduce Plastic Waste in the Music Industry

Ready to take your greening to the next level? Explore these resources for guidance on how to promote reusable pint cup programs, eliminate plastic straws, and reduce the overall plastic footprint of your tour or event.

Green Rider Templates

The EnviroRider - Designed to help agents and production managers communicate with venues on sustainable action items.

The EnviroTour Guide - A guide for artists and managers who want to implement sustainable production for their shows.

Julie’s Bicycle Green Rider - Includes ideas for green clauses for inclusion in a standalone Green Rider or as part of your existing tech or hospitality riders.

Julie’s Bicycle Green Touring Guide - Focuses on the touring aspect of production, divided into before the tour, on the tour and after the tour.

Reusable Pint Cup Programs

Santa Barbara Bowl - #MyPintAndMe reusable pint cup program (venue model)

Les Schwab Amphitheater - Take Note Initiative & Livable Libations reusable cup program. (venue model)

Bonnaroo - Refill Revolution (festival model)

r.Cup - rentable reusable cup program (venue & festival model)

Glastonbury - british steel pints with deposit program (festival model)

Ecocup - sale and rental of custom cups

Eliminating Plastic Straws

The Last Plastic Straw - Swap Your Straw Resources

Lonely Whale Foundation - Toolkit for a Strawless Ocean

Case Studies

Green Music Australia Case Study: Plastic Water Bottle Free at Caloundra Music Festival

Green Music Australia Case Study: Max Watts goes BYOBottle

Green Music Australia Case Study: Beautiful Reusable Bottles as Band Merch

Additional Plastic Free Resources

REVERB - REVERB is a non-profit organization that works with artists on tour, venues and festivals to reduce environmental impact and engage fans around important issues. REVERB's #rocknrefill partnership with NALGENE USA has eliminated the use of over 2.7M single-use bottles and raised over $2M for non-profit efforts since 2013!

Drastic on Plastic - UK music industry initiative to reduce plastic waste

Jack Johnson 2018 Tour - Single-Use Plastics Impacts & Solutions

Plastic Free Event Guides

Tour Plastic Free Guide - Tips from the Plastic Pollution Coalition for hosting plastic free events and strategies for water refill programs.

Plastic Free Festival Guide - A guide created by RAW Foundation for event organizers for reducing their plastic footprint.

ngle-Use Plastics Impacts & Solutions