Is there illegal wood in your guitar?

While Pickathon is certainly one of the most earth friendly, sustainably run music festivals around, there’s one part of the action that gets overlooked- the instruments. Check out Stephen’s latest blog post over at the DJC.

From renewable energy to the ban of single-use dishes, cups and utensils, Pickathon is setting the sustainability standard for other festivals. This is why amid the festivities I couldn’t help but ponder the irony that some musicians were playing Gibson guitars and likely other brands made from illegal timber. Read more…


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