Friday, July 16, 2010

John Mayer's Eco-Village kicks off today in Charlotte North Carolina at Beginning of Summer Tour


John Mayer's Eco Village  kicks off today as part of his 2010 Summer Tour in support of  latest studio release Battle Studies . John who has consistenly engaged his fans in projects which heighten perspective and raise awareness about global warming and clean energy alternatives,  continues efforts through his non-profit organization AKOG (Another Kind of Green).

AKOG (Another Kind of Green) was created by John Mayer from the belief that small steps toward environmental sustainability can effect widespread change when multiplied by a great number of participants. AKOG is involved in the following activities and invites fans to volunteer at each venue in its efforts to educate the community about how to live in a more environmentally friendly world.

AKOG is involved in:

•Extensive waste reduction and recycling backstage


•Biodegradable and compostable catering products

•Local and organic food backstage

•Reusable water bottles for band and crew to reduce plastic bottle waste

•Eco-friendly merchandise

•Non-toxic cleaners and post-consumer recycled bathroom tissue on tour buses

•Calculating and neutralizing the carbon footprint from tour buses, trucks, flights and venue energy use by supporting renewable energy.
 
To read more about AKOG and how you can get involved,click here.