compromise for an easy
life or a cheap deal.
put profit, we put
ethics - right at the heart of what we do.
- We use solar powered energy
efficient tech whenever possible and always LED lights.
- We reuse, recycle
and compost as much as we possibly can.
- We use
biodegradable binbags, eco cleaning products, recycled aluminium foil,
everlasting coffee filters, unbleached teabags, paper straws, edible cocktail decorations and recycled paper.
- We avoid using disposables, right down to cutting up old towels for cloths.
- We buy and sell
only vegetarian foods and over 90% of our ingredients are organic.
- We use local
and/or ethical suppliers as far as possible (genuinely).
- We encourage
others to reduce energy consumption and waste.
- We do as many of
these things as we can all of the time, not just at festivals.
- Weirdigans is
- Any money we
take is used to: pay travel expenses; pay crew; maintain kit; buy stock; improve our service and
sustainability; contribute towards events we are a part
of; and contribute towards charities/campaigns that we believe in.
- Some of us do a
lot of unpaid work, just for the love of it.
- We bank with the
Co-op Bank (that's not so great anymore... but we have no savings
- Our website is
hosted by Green ISP (solar-powered,
carbon neutral, ethical, not-for-profit company).
Campaigns & Solidarity:
- We buy Fairtrade
when we can; our coffee, chocolate, sugar, tea are
- We don't
discriminate on the grounds of race, culture, religion, gender/identity
- We aim to work as
co-operatively as we can and
to take turns at washing up,
making tea, entertaining, putting up marquees, digging
ditches, lighting fires and so on... although we also try to play to
individuals' strengths and preferences where possible and fair.
jobs are seen as
Just a few examples of campaigns and projects we
support or have been involved with...