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Shambala is committed to being as environmentally sustainable as possible – it’s in our DNA – and our green credentials are considered pioneering, Europe-wide. We have reduced the carbon footprint of the festival by over 80%, achieved 100% renewable power, become meat and fish free and eradicated disposable plastics. But we need your help to completely design out waste. Read on to see what we’re doing, why, and how you are very much part of the picture!

25kx25: 25,000 POSITIVE ACTIONS BY 2025.

 In 2020/1, with no Shambala festival, we’ve been busy developing an ambitious five-year vision that includes environmental action, social justice and inclusivity… But taking

FOOD & DRINK

MEAT AND FISH FREE We’ve been meat and fish free since 2016 –  to spark the conversation about how our diet shapes the world

TRAVEL PLAN

IN 2018 WE ACHIEVED A 10% REDUCTION IN OUR OVERALL CARBON FOOTPRINT – AS A RESULT OF NEARLY DOUBLING THE NUMBERS OF COACH TRAVELLERS!

ENERGY

Shambala is powered by 100% renewable energy. We use a mix of waste vegetable oil generators, solar, and hybrid units. We have also reduced

MANAGING STUFF – WASTE & RECYCLING

IN 2018, FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, WE SENT ZERO WASTE TO LANDFILL. This is really positive, as far as ‘not wasting stuff’ is

PLASTIC FREE & RE-USE INITIATIVES

Shambala is committed to being single-use plastic free and, at this point, we’re pretty much there! No drinks are sold in disposable plastics, we

ENVIRONMENTAL MISSION & AWARDS

Our aim is to be the most ‘net-positive’ gathering we can be, in all the ways we can possibly think of. We actively minimise