Lost Paradise Festival: Abandoned camping equipment goes to the homeless, not the bin
Updated January 05, 2018 20:15:11
It’s the final day of a music festival — a sea of brand new and now abandoned tents, camp chairs and air mattresses span the horizon.
Typically this equipment that made up the temporary village would permanently reside in landfill, but one group is working hard to pass it to those who were living on the streets while festivalgoers were moshing.
At the Lost Paradise Festival, held in the Glenworth Valley on the NSW central coast, the Hawkesbury’s Helping Hands spent the first day of 2018 collecting discarded camping equipment from the event so it can be reused by the homeless.
The music, food, art, yoga festival, which …