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Now even glitter - the sparkly face of festivals has got a bad name due to environmental impact ( plastic) will this be banned for 2019? !! 

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Biodegradable glitter is a thing. Worth paying a couple of quid so(more)  microplastics don't end up in the ecosystems.

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Really it's the job of the government to ban non-biodegradable glitter, but as far as I know the UK still hasn't even got round to banning microbeads, just said they'll be doing it soon. And the microbead ban is just going to be for "rinse-off" washing products like toothpaste, shower gel etc, so wouldn't be anywhere near glitter. All the festival could really do is strongly encourage biodegradable glitter and promote places you can buy it, maybe ban vendors from using or selling non-biodegradable stuff. But a ban would be pointless because there's no way of enforcing it.

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10 hours ago, Tommy101 said:

Biodegradable glitter is a thing. Worth paying a couple of quid so(more)  microplastics don't end up in the ecosystems.

Definitely the way to go 

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=biodegradable+glitter&oq=biodegradable+&aqs=chrome.1.69i57j0l3.13279j0j7&client=tablet-android-hipstreet&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8

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Genuinely thought you meant Gary.

Do adults still glitter.

Apparently.... as long as it hurts no one. Who cares?

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10 hours ago, FuzzyDunlop said:

Do adults still glitter.

Apparently.... as long as it hurts no one. Who cares?

Yes they do, it'd becoming a big part of 'festival fashion' which I don't really have an issue with BUT it is damaging to the environment if you use 'normal' glitter so I do care about that. There's biodegradable stuff available which is as sparkly and harmless. 

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You'll be able to buy a small bag of it up at the stone circle if you ask around

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I agree that the festival ban probably won't change much in the grand scheme of things (a gov ban, yes) but if it gets people talking and paying attention to the issue then its is a GREAT thing. Lets stop filling the ocean with toxic microplastics that damage wildlife! There are plenty of ethical options out there. A great place to start is with Lush Cosmetics who updated their glitter policy a few years ago. More info here https://uk.lush.com/article/all-glitters!

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Poundland sell edible glitter! You get 5 grams for, yes you've guessed it, £1;

http://www.poundland.co.uk/jane-asher-pink-edible-glitter-5g

I should imagine this stuff could be used for face painting. People could even lick the glitter off each others faces. Then they could get the game Twister out, and before you know it people will be fornicating with each other like rabbits. It'll be like The Summer of Love. Come on all you Flower Children, get jiggy with it. 

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On 20/11/2017 at 9:21 AM, Tommy101 said:

...it'd becoming a big part of 'festival fashion' which I don't really have an issue with BUT it is damaging to the environment if you use 'normal' glitter so I do care about that. There's biodegradable stuff available which is as sparkly and harmless. 

And, like so much that I first saw at festivals, it has sneaked into the mainstream. I see many ladies in town who regularly wear glittery make up. Can't say I've noticed it at my work yet, but I'm sure it won't be long.

It's a fucking pain the arse. I got glitterbombed about three festivals ago and I'm still finding that shit amongst my camping things. I guess if it was biodegradable it might have dissolved by now.

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28 minutes ago, MrZigster said:

And, like so much that I first saw at festivals, it has sneaked into the mainstream. I see many ladies in town who regularly wear glittery make up. Can't say I've noticed it at my work yet, but I'm sure it won't be long.

It's a fucking pain the arse. I got glitterbombed about three festivals ago and I'm still finding that shit amongst my camping things. I guess if it was biodegradable it might have dissolved by now.

People get glitter bombed? At festivals? What kind of c**try has this become? I've never seen, nor heard of glitterbombing before in my life. Maybe I should go to Poundland even more than I do already. I think that's the ticket. I mean, I could pick fights with imaginary people next to the glitter tube stand. Then I could take a 'fuck off and die' punch from my invisible assailant. This would, naturally enough, cause me to open all the tubes of glitter in front of me, and fuck the contents all over myself, at a ferocious rate of knots.

In the mean time, who are these deviants who think it's an acceptable thing to do? I mean to say, I've been to Shambala, where everything is glittered to within an inch of it's life - I'm not being funny right, but I reckon that I could do open heart surgery off the glare of the glitter shining out of my crack - morning, noon, and fucking night. If a very rudimentary strobe is shined on it, and some fucking lunatic somewhere, tells me 'we're going in', then that's me - in there. There are people to be saved, and I've been given the gift of saving them with my Jedi Master like anally focused light sabre. Oh bollocks, there's me misses shouting up at me. Would you believe that it is her understanding  that I'm not indulging enough tonight. I'm off me fucking rocker. Hope that all reading this are well, and suitably deviant. lol

 

 

 

 

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Woah dude. Energetic post. I think you may have missed a chance to involve tales of vagazzling light sabres somewhere. It's killing fish is the point.

I exchanged a goodbye peck on the cheek the other night with someone, and then was giggled at for having glitter cheek. It's the new lipstick on the collar I tell ya. 

Gitterbombs are a well documented terrorist tactic:

https://glitterboom.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-_mI2YHb1wIVr7ftCh37tQ2xEAAYASAAEgJ03PD_BwE

Stay well.

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1 hour ago, MrZigster said:

Woah dude. Energetic post. I think you may have missed a chance to involve tales of vagazzling light sabres somewhere. It's killing fish is the point.

I exchanged a goodbye peck on the cheek the other night with someone, and then was giggled at for having glitter cheek. It's the new lipstick on the collar I tell ya. 

Gitterbombs are a well documented terrorist tactic:

https://glitterboom.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI-_mI2YHb1wIVr7ftCh37tQ2xEAAYASAAEgJ03PD_BwE

Stay well.

 

Hello MrZigster, 

I, of course, haven't got a clue what you are talking about vis-à-vis the killing of fish. Are you trying to say that a penetrating ray from my ring piece would actually have the capacity to kill a ray? I need to get myself some chain mail under wear. And fast. It is, currently, the only conclusion to draw.

Now, there f'cking glitter cheek too!? I can see myself becoming redundant fairly shortly at this rate. I'll be lost without that certain feeling of smugness knowing that I'm a 'specialist', when in next to no time, I'll be as replaceable as the parts on a lawn mower - you certainly fucked up with that howler in court Steven Patrick Morrissey. 

Anyway, down with glitter bombs, down with the causes of glitter bombs.

 

I suspect, but don't know.

That's all I want to say right now. It's actually 'all' I can say right now.    :mellow:

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Forgot to put a smiley face.

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