Charities warn festival goers against leaving tents behind as donations

Charities warn festival goers against leaving tents behind as donations

Thousands upon thousands of tents are abandoned at festivals each year, but it’s not just post-festival lethargy – or poor weather – that is to blame. According to experts, many festival goers leave their tents behind because they think they will be donated to charities. Despite some festivals advertising that leftover tents will go to philanthropic use, up to 90 per cent of tents that get left end up in landfill or the incinerator, explains…

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