Large scale events need to be more aware of the environment around their event.

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Large scale events need to be more aware of the environment around their event. by Mind Map: Large scale events need to be more aware of the environment around their event.

1. International Events

1.1. Olympics

1.1.1. Each Olympic game generates a huge amount of greenhouse gases and waste.

1.1.2. The stadium for the 2020 Olympic game was built by cutting down trees in Indonesia and Malaysia.

1.1.3. Although the Tokyo Games have promoted several sustainability concepts and plans, there have been questions raised about Tokyo's approach.

2. National Events

2.1. Coachella

2.1.1. Coachella Music Festival Promoters state that their festival will bring revenue into local communities and businesses, yet 39% of Eastern Coachella Valley lives in poverty

2.1.1.1. This is nearly double the state poverty rate

2.1.1.2. Two festival weekends a year does not provide enough profit for local residents to live comfortably .

2.1.1.3. More funds can be redistributed to local schools and businesses in and around the Coachella Valley Festival. The concert earns over $115 million in profits each year.

2.1.2. In 2018, Coachella recycled only 20% of the 107 tons of waste produced daily. Around 642 tons of waste are produced throughout the two weekends.

2.1.2.1. Coachella may state that they recycle and have recycling bins located all around their festival, but it is impossible to ensure that those recycling bins are actually being used and taken to recycling services post-festival

2.1.2.2. Coachella continuously increases attendance size, which increase waste and transportation emissions as well.

2.1.2.3. No way to establish how much energy is wasted at Coachella and what the sources of energy are.

2.1.2.4. Issue of greenwashing. Coachella can make as many sustainable statements as they want, but they must prove with their actions that they actually want to improve their sustainable efforts.

3. Local Events

3.1. Made In America

3.1.1. The music festival annually disrupts the city of Philadelphia.

3.1.1.1. Located on one of the major roads in the center of the city, The Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

3.1.1.1.1. Increased traffic (due to detours and road closures) and cars on the roads only contribute to the festival's air pollution.

3.1.1.1.2. The Mayor, Jim Kenney, attempted to remove the festival from this venue.

3.1.1.1.3. Indirect pollution from attendees not properly disposing of single use plastics or recycling.

3.1.1.1.4. Turf destruction of the city's minimal green spaces without replacement.

3.1.1.2. Goes against the city's values of sustainability.

3.1.1.2.1. The School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management at Temple University puts emphasis on training their future leaders to execute events sustainably.