Sustainability | Anjunadeep Open Air South Africa

We recognise music events have an impact on the environment. The good news is we can all do something about it. 

Our sustainability initiatives so far…

Waste and plastics

  • No single-use plastics allowed on-site
  • Reusable cup system implemented to eliminate plastic waste
  • Tracking waste to improve recycling rates and minimise landfill in future


  • Monitoring energy use to prioritise conservation
  • Exploring mains grid power connection for further energy efficiency in future


  • Reusable water bottles permitted onsite (and encouraged!) 
  • Providing water refill stations throughout the venue
  • Using water saving fixtures to minimise wastage

Travel and transport

  • 100% event suppliers based in the local area 
  • Minimising trucking wherever possible

Food & beverage

  • Offering quality veggie and vegan option from local caterers
  • Separate bin to avoid food contamination
  • Switched to wooden cutlery and non-plastic serveware 

Local impact

  • Dedicated budget for post-event restoration of The Ostrich Park, and The River Cabin 
  • Low income and local resident tickets available
  • Event donations will support The Soul Candi Institute for Music 

About The Soul Candi Institute for Music

SCIM was born in 2007 at the Soul Candi record store in Rosebank, with a firm and solid vision of the future of electronic music education. Our fundraising efforts will help provide 20 scholarships for emerging artists and producers. 

Have you got ideas around what else we should be thinking about?

Please send them to [email protected]