The Jane's Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder switched his annual summer festival from a traveling show to a destination weekend in Chicago's Grant Park. But he still works to assure it's beneficial to the community, marking the grounds with an abundance of recycling bins and donating hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to the city's park projects. Interactive tents work to educate fans in the Causapalooza section of the musical playground, while all paper products are required to be recyclable material. On his own, Farrell uses eco-safe packaging for his music and aims to release new material only digitally. He also plants trees to keep his tours carbon-neutral. Together with The Doors drummer John Densmore and actor Josh Hartnett, Farrell launched the Global Cool climate change campaign to encourage the reduction of carbon emissions.
Photo: Perry Farrell at Lollapalooza in Chicago, August 5, 2007.