A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents are very proud to announce that the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival for 2008 has been given the "Outstanding Greener Festival" award by the esteemed Awards Committee at agreenerfestival.com, the arbiter of all things green in the live music industry around the world. The "Outstanding Greener Festival" is the highest accolade one can receive, and was awarded to Bonnaroo this year along with only six other festivals globally. Thirty-one festivals are considered for the award.
"We couldn't be more pleased to receive this award," said Bonnaroo's sustainability coordinator Laura Sohn. "We put a lot of work into reducing the impact the festival has on the environment and it's nice to be recognized."
Since its inception, the Bonnaroo organizers have put into place large-scale greening initiatives and continue to take aggressive steps toward mitigating the event's environmental impact and raising awareness about green issues. By focusing on drastic carbon reduction at the festival and in the lives of its patrons, Bonnaroo continues its long time commitment to providing a first-rate entertainment experience while creating a community that cares for our planet. Clean energy initiatives, responsible product consumption, superior waste management, local sourcing and education programs are all part of the festival's aggressive environmental plan.
Recognizing that green issues are of paramount importance to the organization, its patrons, and the world at large, Bonnaroo is proud to present an event that is not only a good time, but also an example of an environmentally sound gathering that helps our planet remain hospitable to life.