It’s time to rethink Mardi Gras—without tons of plastic beads

Green groups are urging revelers to recycle, reuse, and reconnect with the pre-plastic soul of a great celebration.

This National Geographic article features the voices of several individuals who planned and participated in the Future of Mardi Gras forum.  The Urban Conservancy organized the forum in partnership with Grounds Krewe in October 2018.


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