Making merry... and a mess

This was the scene on Monday after the Glastonbury Festival in Britain ended. Over 150,000 festival-goers left plastic bottles, beer cans and sheets of tarpaulin strewn across the site in their wake. A recycling team of 800 people has been tasked wit
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This was the scene on Monday after the Glastonbury Festival in Britain ended. Over 150,000 festival-goers left plastic bottles, beer cans and sheets of tarpaulin strewn across the site in their wake. A recycling team of 800 people has been tasked with clearing the mess.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 01, 2015, with the headline 'Making merry... and a mess'. Print Edition | Subscribe