Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet
Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet

How bad is K-pop for the planet? Fans and artists push sustainability, but there is a long way to go

  • There is a lot K-pop and the genre’s fans can do to put their own house in order, starting with the way fans show their devotion to their favourite idols
  • They could stop bulk-buying albums, collect less merchandise, and stop burning electricity streaming music to get it to chart. One fan has started a green NGO

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet
Members of NGO Kpop4Planet, supported by K-pop super band BTS’ fandom Army, plant mangroves in Indonesia for a project to mark the 26th birthday of BTS member Jimin. Photo: Kpop4Planet
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