can festivals really go green?

When people are rushing between headliners at festivals, the last thing on their minds might be how to recycle their food containers, or where they put their reusable cup.

But, with more and more focus on going green, festivals across the UK are pledging to cut back on plastics, leftover waste and even glitter.

So, BBC Reality Check asks – what are the biggest environmental impacts of festivals and what’s being done to combat them?

Check out the full article on the BBC with contributions from RAW founder Melinda Watson HERE.