10. Brainstorming

I just used a few design tools to help me understand the what, who and why of festival goers, so I feel like I've covered all bases when thinking about what to make




People and Places


This will give me insight into who to contact and talk to


People

-Users

-Organisers

-Cleaning companies

-Volunteers

-Neighbours

-Land owners


Places

-Venues

-Fields

-Towns

-Surrounding areas




Who, what, when..... of festival waste(not energy)


Who

-Campers

-Day attenders

-Young people

-Families

-Groups

-Staff


What

-Waste

-Tents

-Other equipment ie chairs, sleeping bags etc

-Single use plastics, bottles, food wrappers

-Packaging other

-Beer cans

-Clothing

-Valuables

-Make up, hygeine etc

-Torches

-Trolleys


When

-Spring

-Summer

-Autumn

-Weekends

-Holidays

-Abroad


Where

-UK

-Abroad

-Fields

-Beaches

-Towns


Why

-Cheap tents

-Throwaway culture

-Lack of education

-Hangovers

-Distance, weight and amount to carry

-Convenience


Another thing to note is that it is expensive for festivals to clean up the mess



AEIOU of campsite


Activities

-Eating, sleeping, congregating, partying,dancing, drinking, setting up, dressing, hygeine, hair and make-up


Environment

-Windy, wet, hot, cold, uneven, damp, grassy, muddy, sandy, sharing, crowded, dirty


Interactions

-Community, putting up tents, dismantling, personalising, company, community, privacy, safety


Object

-Height, weight, durability, personalisable, ease, practicality, convenience, size, safety


Users

-Couples, young people, teenagers, groups, glampers, music genres, families, drunk people, drug users



I need to contact festival organisers, land owners, campaign leaders and report authors to get more insight on the 'after'