A new trend lit up the night sky this past Fourth of July.
Many cities across the country opted to do drone shows instead of fireworks.
While it may be a change to a beloved Independence Day tradition, the new trend is a focus on sustainability. Officials say the popular move avoids excess debris from fireworks and reduces the risks of wildfires.
Here’s a look at the show in New York City.
Companies that operate these shows suggest using drones not only helps combat air pollution but there’s no trash left behind on the ground.