Country Thunder Goes Green
Each year, tens of thousands of music fans migrate to Florence, Ariz. for the extremely popular lifestyle and music festival, Country Thunder. Overnight, an instant city arises boasting a larger population than most neighboring towns. Country Thunder has partnered with Right Away Disposal, a locally owned and operated (Apache Junction) Waste and Recycling provider, in an effort to not only reduce the amount of waste generated by the festival, but to minimize the event’s footprint on the environment.
Recycling stations and solar-powered trash compactors will be placed throughout the festival grounds in high traffic areas. Right Away Disposal will also be handing out biodegradable recycling bags to campers upon entry. As an added bonus, each time a camper checks in a bag of recyclables, their name will be entered in a drawing to win a free campsite for 2015, courtesy of Right Away Disposal.
“Thunder is an incredible thing—experiencing the power of it can be awe-inspiring, yet it only lasts a moment and it never leaves a mark. Country Thunder’s goal is to accomplish these very same things each and every year,” explains April Harbour Swaim, G.M. of the festival. “Country Thunder IS awe-inspiring, we ARE only here for a short time and we NEVER want to leave a mark. Our partnership with Right Away Disposal can help us achieve this goal better than ever by helping us become truly eco-conscious.”
This year’s Country Thunder will be held in Florence, Ariz., April 10-13. The festival features the biggest names and brightest stars in country music, including Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, The Band Perry, Craig Morgan, Colt Ford, Joe Diffie, Will Hoge, Mark Chesnutt, Charlie Worsham, Nitty Gritty Band, Sawyer Brown, Thompson Square, Cassadee Pope, Tyler Farr, Easton Corbin and LoCash Cowboys.
Four-day passes are available for $190 for a limited time. Additionally, single-day tickets are on sale with Friday, Saturday and Sunday tickets available for $75 and Thursday tickets available for $50. (A four-day admission wristband is required to enter the campgrounds. Fans who have already secured campsites and encouraged to secure their admission wristband immediately, before they sell out!). For more info on tickets or for any of your Country Thunder needs, please visit www.countrythunder.com or call (866) 802-6418.
Established in 2007, Right Away Disposal is a locally owned and operated Waste & Recycling provider based out of Apache Junction, AZ. RAD can fulfill any of your waste removal needs. Whether it's residential, commercial, or industrial service; at RAD we remember that the customer is the most important part of our business. We pride ourselves in providing quality equipment and personable staff to ensure the job gets done RIGHT. For more information, please visit rightawaydisposal.com.
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