• Summer Festivals: Where Music & Philanthropy Collide
  • Morgan Schneeberger 07.17.09
  • Every fall I fly from Charleston, S.C. to Austin, TX for Austin City Limits. ACL is a three day music festival that uses the beautiful Zilker Park to house eight stages, 130 bands, and thousands of people from around the world who love music. Last year I had to smile when I noticed how “green” the festival had become. As attendees, we were encouraged to recycle and were enticed with swag as we did so. We also were offered the opportunity to purchase a “BeGreen Fan Tag” that would offset our carbon footprint from travelling to Austin. I immediately started wondering who was benefiting from these efforts.

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