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Osheaga and its joint festivals will not use plastic straws this summer

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Tyler Jadah Jul 16, 2018 1:40 pm

Straws suck, but they won’t be at this year’s Osheaga music festival.

The massive concert promoter, Evenko, is the latest company to follow the lead of several high-profile restaurant chains in banning plastic straws.

Besides Osheaga, Evenko also announced that its joint venues, HeavyMTL, ‘77île Soniq and YUL Eats will also ban the use of single-use plastic straws.


Evenko also revealed that a giant tanker truck will supply festival-goers with free drinking water which aims to considerably reduce the use of individual bottles while encouraging the use of reusable containers.

In increasing efforts to remain more eco-conscious, the festival will require food kiosks to use recyclable cups and utensils while prohibiting the use of Styrofoam.

Evenko will also include more bike racks to promote more eco-friendly modes of transportation.

Osheaga will rock-out strawless from August 3-5 at Parc Jean-Drapeau.

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Tyler Jadah
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