Gumber, with a sign he made at Sasquatch
Our music feature this week focuses on the environmental impact of music festivals, which tend to be--surprise, surprise--ecologically problematic.
For the piece we talked with Tucker Gumber. Known on his blog as The Festival Guy, he goes to just about every festival imaginable. In fact, he's been to 38 of them since the beginning of 2011, he says, a total of 139 days at events from Southern California to Texas to Delaware.
He's been documenting his experiences, and keeping a close watch on the impact the different events are having on the environment. As he describes it, some are doing a great job, and some are shockingly grimy. Here, in his own words, Gumber breaks down the best and worst:
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