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Collection of festival waste streams

Burning Man is the largest Leave No Trace Event in the world. The poilcy is to leave the desert as it was found before the festival. There are no trash cans and all participants are required to participate in the clean-up effort and remove their trash and garbage. The festival provides a variety of guidelines for participants before they attend, such as reducing unnecessary packaging, choosing crushable packaging, bringing reusable containers, separating waste, avoiding disposable products, reducing printed materials, etc. The event also has a Recycle Camp to collect and recycle aluminium cans.

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