Glastonbury revellers are trudging through fields awash with litter as the progressive festival’s eco-plan for music lovers to ‘leave no trace’ begins to unravel on the event’s final day.
Last night, festival-goers slammed the Somerset farm site as ‘disgusting’ and shamed their fellow attendees for chucking rubbish to the ground – sometimes just metres away from a bin.
The crowds were also accused of ignoring Glastonbury’s hard-hitting climate campaign which had asked every reveller to take its Green Pledge and vow not to drop waste.
The oath includes the lines ‘I will use the recycling bins correctly and not drop litter on the ground’ and ‘I will bag up my rubbish in the bin bag’.
And throughout the event Glastonbury has been keen to burnish its eco-activism credentials by holding an Extinction Rebellion march on Thursday and inviting broadcaster David Attenborough who addressed the masses on the Pyramid Stage this afternoon.
But festival-goers have claimed that this environmentalist drive has been left in tatters as reports of discarded cups, cans and old paper plates flood social media.
Glastonbury revellers are trudging through fields awash with litter as the progressive festival’s plan for music lovers to ‘leave no trace’ begins to unravel on the event’s final day