How to Make an Environmentally-Friendly Vinyl Record

Wait a sec. Vinyl is a petroleum product. It’s plastic. How can something like that every be labelled “environmentally-friendly?” An artist namedPiuma explains.

Climate change is a monumental challenge to address, but (to me) the only way to make a difference is to do what is within my control. I wanted to make Piuma, my first vinyl record, as environmentally friendly as possible—while also being top notch in quality. This article is for anyone who wants to learn how a product can be made in an eco-friendly way, since the strategies I use can be applied to many different spheres.



Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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