Here’s Why You Need to Take Off that Festival Wristband

Can your festival bling cause... food poisoning ?

We’ve all experienced the post-festival blues. Thoughts like ‘I’m never taking this wristband off!’ are completely rational reactions to the end of an epic weekend. Well, we’ve got some upsetting news for you wristband hoarders.

Australian radio station Triple J called upon a microbiologist to test how sterile wristbands from 2016, 2010 and 2009 were. Find out the cold hard truth in the video above. But before pressing play, if you are wearing a wrist band from 2009, please cut it off now.