Pink, Bob Weir, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Matthews Band, Dead & Company, Empire of the Sun, Jackson Browne also join initiative to reduce plastic pollution throughout music industry
Jack Johnson has launched BYOBottle (Bring Your Own Bottle), an environmental campaign aimed at reducing plastic pollution throughout the music industry by promoting reusable water bottles and water refill stations at events.
Other artists who have signed on to support the initiative include Wilco, Maroon 5, Pink, Bob Weir, Bonnie Raitt, Dave Matthews Band, Dead & Company, Empire of the Sun, Jackson Browne, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, the Lumineers, Steve Earle, Steven Van Zandt, Ben Harper, Keb’ Mo’ and Flume.
“There is a powerful wave of momentum building to reduce plastic pollution. BYOBottle is a campaign that the entire music industry can unite around, and everyone I’ve been talking with is excited to join and be part of a solution,” Johnson said in a statement. “Expectations are changing around what makes a positive and successful music event, and sustainability is a huge part of that. I’m excited to help show what concerts can look like if artists work together with fans and venues or festivals to reduce plastic waste.”