True/False believes in our responsibility to future generations to do what is environmentally and socially just for our local and global community. Our mid-Missouri home is a beautiful place, and we’re pleased to have your help keeping our shared space a sublime place to discover beauty and art. The sustainability program is presented in partnership with Renew Missouri
We diverted 87.94% of event waste from the landfill
- 92% at Jubilee (84% last year)
- 77% at Reality Bites (82% last year)
- 91% at Fete (91% last year)
- 91% at Closing Reception (83% last year)
Reduced overall event waste by 157 lbs.
- 1845 in 2017 vs. 1688 in 2018
Composted 2,581 lbs. of food waste from events & restaurant kitchens (that’s over 1.25 tons!)
It’s also 378 lbs MORE than last year, but it’s also 50 lbs LESS food wasted from events!)
Collected and recycled 1,778 lbs during the festival weekend.
- 1041 lbs from events
- 737 lbs reported from non-event volunteers!)
All program guides are printed on recycled paper with plant-based ink
with help from our friends at Modern Litho and their dedication to helping us build sustainable print practices.
32 volunteers completed a combined total of 584 shift hours over one weekend.
MISSION & PRACTICES
2018: Mayor’s Award for our continued efforts in reusing through artistry, composting, recycling and reducing single-use items. The Green Team has achieved a diversion rate of over 87% and continues to educate staff, students, volunteers and Fest goers on the importance of environmental responsibility.
2017: Best Innovative Practices for our efforts to reuse and recycle throughout their festival, including previous landfill diversion rate of over 90%, have shown their dedication to being environmentally sustainable.