Check out our green initiatives!

Buy Local

Locally sourced food and drink selections

CEFF merchandise purchased locally

Partnership with Eco Vessel for reusable mugs

Partner with eco-friendly Superior Ink for t-shirt printing

Reduce Waste

Compostible/Sustainable products used

Digital tickets eliminate printing

Staff work from home to save resources

Partnership with Evergreen Sustainability Alliance to educate attendees about composting

Data is collected on festival waste diverted from landfills through recycling, reuse and composting



Office and production paper products recycled

CEFF t-shirts made from recycled bottles

Recycle stations at festival


Here’s how you can help!


  • Rideshare, walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to the festival
  • Bring your reusable containers
  • Learn about carbon offsets
  • Recycle lanyards and programs
  • Visit the Eco-Expo for lots of great ideas from local businesses and organizations!

“Twenty five years ago people could be excused for not knowing much or not doing much about climate change. Today we have no excuse.”

Desmond Tutu