Our Vision for a Sustainable Future
Sustainival exists to inspire people about our awesome future.
We show the world what’s possible for the
sustainability of our lives, families and communities.
Changing the world by the seat of Your Pants
Sustainival began as a question: “How can we effectively reach millions of people and inspire them with a tangible vision of our sustainable future?” After several attempts to answer this question, we came to the obvious conclusion: a bio-powered gravitron.
Ok, maybe not so obvious. But the gravitron is indeed spectacular. Sustainival is just a ton of fun. The lights, the action, the nostalgia of being spun, flipped, and swung on these giant devices…
What if we could power everything on renewables and use this exhilarating platform to showcase really cool clean-techologies and teach people about ecology and energy? What if we could take the age-old carnival tradition and turn it into a viral super-launcher for the vanguard of sustainable innovation?
So that’s Sustainival. The world’s first green carnival. We dream of a day when sustainable food, energy, and waste solutions are an integrated part of everyday life. Sustainival is our contribution to the vision of a future where our children thrive in fully realized sustainable communities that enrich both the quality of our lives and the ecosystems that host us.
One of the questions we routinely get at Sustainival is “You guys don’t REALLY run the whole event off of waste vegetable oil do you?”… Read More