Simply Green

Simply Green
Simply Green
Simply Green

Compost and Recycling      

Located throughout the Festival grounds are Sort Stations where our volunteers will be sorting - please drop off your waste here!

WATER RE-FILL STATIONS   

Plastic water bottles are the largest component of our waste, please bring your own re-fillable water bottle.  Water re-fill stations are located throughout the park or you can purchase one of our souvenir water containers.  Feel free to re-fill as often as you like!

SHUTTLE SERVICE

Help us reduce our ecological footprint by riding the Festival shuttle

  • Burlington Transit shuttle buses will run from the Burlington GO Station (access from the North side off Queensway) to the Downtown John Street Transit Terminal
  •  Drop off and pick up terminal is one short block away from Spencer Smith Park
  •  Ample parking is available on the north side of the GO Station
  •  Shuttles run every 15 minutes
  •  $3 per person for a round trip shuttle. Children under 5 ride free
  •  Fares collected help keep this convenient program sustainable
  •  Volunteers and Burlington Transit staff will be available at either location to help you with your journey 

Bike corral

Safely store your bike while you enjoy the Festival

  • This supervised, fenced area is located behind the Waterfront Hotel
  • Fee is only $2 per bicycle and will go entirely to help support our free Festival

Shuttle and Bike Corral Schedule

 

Saturday, June 10

Thursday, June 15

Friday, June 16

Saturday, June 17

Sunday, June 18

Start

Noon

6 pm

6 pm

Noon

Noon

End

Midnight

Midnight

Midnight

Midnight

8 pm

AWARD WINNING ECO TEAM

With over 200,000 attendees, our continual goal is to achieve an over 85% diversion rate, while reducing gas emissions and congestion in the downtown core.  With the help of the community, our Eco Team Volunteers sort over 16,000 kgs of waste.

  • Our Eco Team opens every garbage bag and sorts out the compost, recycling and litter
  • International Festival and Events Association, Best Environmental Program, GOLD
  • Recycling Council of Ontario, Waste Minimization Gold Award
  • Festival & Events Ontario, FEO Achievement Award – Best Greening of a Festival or Event


THE FESTIVAL PROUDLY SUPPORTS OUR COMMUNITY...

Thank you to

1st Port Nelson Scouts  |  20th Burlington Scouts  |  27th Orchard Scouts  |  1st Mount Albion Pathfinders  1st 

 Mount Albion Rangers  |  63rd Burlington Girl Guides   |  45th Burlington Pathfinders

 and all of our Eco Team Volunteers for their support!