A competition has been launched to give environmentally-conscious students the chance to go to Reading or Leeds Festival this summer as part of an initiative to encourage recycling at music festivals.

The Student Recycling Champions competition is a joint initiative by drinks recycling programme Every Can Counts, The National Student, and festival organisers Festival Republic, as an effort to spur young people to consider the impact of rubbish and to raise awareness of the importance of recycling waste at music events. The scheme is perfect if you’re interested in sustainability or environmental sciences, and would be ideal experience if you … Read the rest