Media Videos and Press Links


CNN - Teaching Sustainability at Bonnaroo

Teaching Sustainability at Bonnaroo - CNN Video

MTV - Take Out The Trash With Clean Vibes

Take Out The Trash With Clean Vibes - MTV Video

Okeechobee - 90,000+ pounds of waste diverted!

Okeechobee - Over 90,000 pounds of waste diverted

Blue eCigs Covers Your Butts at Bonnaroo

Blue eCigs Covers Your Butts at Bonnaroo

USA Today - Low Tech Works Best For Music Fests

Clean Vibes - Low Tech Works Best For Music Fests - USA Today Video

Spread The Clean Vibe!

Spread The Clean Vibe! - Bonnaroo Video

Press Links


Respect: Reflections on the first Okeechobee Music Festival


These awesome volunteers clean up after 80,000 Bonnaroo attendees go home


Mayor Ed Lee congratulates San Francisco Outside Lands for its zero waste efforts


Bright Beat Blog on Outside Lands 2011

Clean Vibes Volunteer Experience

Rocking Eco-friendly Blog 

The Audio Perv, "Bonnaroo Announces Greening Inititatives"

WENY-TV News - "Cleaning Up After Superball IX”, Watkin’s Glen, NY 

MTV News – “Clean Vibes Takes Out the Trash at Bonnaroo” 2011


NY Times Arts Beat article on Bonnaroo 2010 Greening

KY Post – "HullabaLOU Goes Green" article on greening efforts at San Francisco’s Outside Lands 2010

Huffington Post article on Trash Talking at San Francisco’s Outside Lands 2010

First World Trash Blog about Clean Vibes article on Greening Music Festivals & Clean Vibes article about Bonnaroo Greening Efforts

KY Kernel – UK Journalist’s Bonnaroo Experience, including Post Show Volunteering with Clean Vibes blog about volunteering with Clean Vibes

RFW “Greeneroo” article on Bonnaroo 2010

Paste Magazine – Treasure Island 2010 Coverage

Green-up article on “Bonnaroo’s Amazing Compost Cycle”

Think Green, Love Clean Blog – Bonnaroo 2010 – “Bonnaroo: A Prototype for a Sustainable Community” – “Greeneroo!” – Interview with Michael Franti – “20 Things to See and Do at Bonnaroo” – Visit the Clean Vibes Trading Post! 

Mother Nature Network – “Summer Jobs: Rock the Recycling” 

Moonshine Ink – “High Sierra Goes Platinum” – 10th Year with Clean Vibes!

The Hangout Beach, Music & Arts Festival: A Concert for the Coast


Playback Clothing at the Clean Vibes Trading Post at Bonnaroo 2009 Press Release

Playback Clothing Blog on Bonnaroo 2009 Trash Talker shirts

Elephant Journal article on Bonnaroo 2009 Greening Efforts 

Greenbase (Jambase) article on 2009 Bonnaroo Greening Efforts – Reports of 65-70 Tons of Recycling from Bonnaroo 2009 being transported to facility – “The (Greener) Summer Music Festival”

FYI Weekend – Bonnaroo 2009 Recycling 

Planet Forward Blog – Bonnaroo 2009 Greening

Eagle’s Nest Outfitters (ENO) Bonnaroo Trading Post Press Release – Bonnaroo 2009 Trash Talker Initiative – “Brilliant Bonnaroo Gets Greener Again” – “Bonnaroo Gets Even Greener” 

Jambase Review of Gathering of the Vibes 2009 – Check out the 7.25.09 section for a review of the Clean Vibes operation at this event! 

Older Press Links

An insider’s perspective on Clean Vibes featured on the Homegrown Music Network from 2008

The Green Festival Revolution in R4 from 2008

Can Rock Concerts Change Their Climate? June 2008

SPIN Magazine – Bonnaroo Goes Green, Gets Clean Vibes June 2006

An interview with Anna on from 2007

Outside Lands Festival 2008

Worst Jobs in Rock’n’Roll? They must not have caught the Clean Vibe!

Rock ‘n’ Roll ‘n’ Recycle on the Environmental Protection Agency’s website

Grist Magazine – C’est Bonn June 2006

Chattanooga TN’s News Channel 9 – Bonnaroo Sets Example for Recycling, June 2008

Chattanooga TN’s News Channel 9 – Bonnaroo Recycles in Chattanooga, June 2008

An Interview with Anna on from 2008

Gathering Of The Vibes 2007 Gives Back To Bridgeport

Virgin Mobile Festival 2008

Virgin Mobile Festival Helps Attendees Go Green


 — Hellbender Press on Bonnaroo 2007

 — Hippiecrites’ Conscience – from the Vermont Quarterly – a UVM Magazine from 2004

 — Feeling the Vibes – Waste Age magazine November 2002

 — Bonnaroo Beat Interview with Anna – June 2002

 — Relix’s Laminated interview with Anna – January 2002

 — UNH’s Main Street Magazine Catch the Vibe…the Clean Vibes – 2001

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