glastonbury festival bans plastic bottles for first time in bid to cut waste - empty plastic drinking bottles
No singles at Glastonbury music festival
To reduce waste, plastic bottles are used for the first time this year.
Plastic beverage bottles are not sold to revelers or backstage, locker rooms or production and catering personnel.
Festival is encouraged by organizers
Viewers use reusable bottles and refill them on the taps around the site.
They admitted that more than 1 million plastic bottles had been sold at the music event in 2017, and said a full ban was "the only way out ".
The staff said that all bars on the site will provide free drinking water, and the number of kiosks operated by charity WaterAid will double.
Holiday organizer Emily Eavis said: "We are all critical to our planet to reduce plastic consumption, and I am happy that we can work together to prevent more than one million single
Use plastic bottles during this year's festival.
She added in a statement on Wednesday: "I really want everyone --from ticket-
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This year, I will leave the valuable farm because I know that even small daily changes will bring about real changes.
Now and forever.
"All bars on the site will provide free drinking water, and the number of kiosks operated by charity WaterAid will double.
Canned soft drinks and canned spring water are still available, and holiday attendees can still bring plastic bottles to the scene.
The festival is held in Somerset, starting on June 26-30 this summer.