Winston Ross

Contributing Writer

Pickathon 2013

Oregon's Pickathon Points the Way to Music Festivals Going Green

When the stage goes quiet at the close of pretty much all summer music festivals, there comes a new kind of chorus known to anyone who's tromped back to a campsite alongside 10,000 other weary music lovers: the crunch of a sea of disposed water bottles. From California’s Coachella to New York City’s Governors Ball, music festivals generate waste by the ton.