Guster continued their longstanding partnership with REVERB for their On The Ocean festival to reduce its environmental footprint, support local nonprofits, and engage fans to take action on the climate crisis.
Single-Use Waste Avoidance
#RockNRefill Bottle Program
REVERB and On the Ocean have partnered to reduce waste at the festival, enhance the fan experience, and support local nonprofit organizations. With FREE water refill stations located on festival grounds, advance messaging to attendees, and custom #RockNRefill available for donation, OTO was able to reduce the need for single-use plastic water bottles
- 6,380+ Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles Avoided
- 25,000 Fill-ups at the water stations
- $15,960+ Raised to support nonprofit organizations
As part of Guster’s On the Ocean weekend, REVERB, Guster fans, Portland Trails, and and our friends at Bissell Brothers got together to do trail maintenance in our community!
Afterwards, we headed to Bissell Brothers to enjoy some post project brews and a job well done before another day On the Ocean!
Sustainability Efforts at On The Ocean
- Eco Fund: Guster committed $1 per ticket to support REVERB’s work and fund projects that measurably draw down greenhouse gas pollution and address climate injustice
- Limit Single-Use: Guster and their crew committed to using reusable water bottles, insulated mugs, and service ware with a goal of using zero single-use disposables. Reusable water bottles were made available for all artists and crew backstage.
- Recycling & Compost: In partnership with State Theatre and Garbage to Garden, recycling and composting was available throughout the festival for fans, artists, and crews
- Rechargeable Batteries: Rechargeable, reusable batteries used on stage for all battery-powered gear.