If you have ever attended the Coachella Music & Arts festival, chances are you probably participated in a Global Inheritance program. Maybe you won Coachella passes for life by carpooling with friends or fed recyclable bottles to a 40 ft robotic t-rex or even drank purified wastewater at the Oasis Water Bar.

For over a decade, the organization has developed environmental + educational programs like these to empower festival attendees and bring attention to global issues. From playground-powered DJ mixers and fortune-telling polar bears to redesigned recycling bins and Saving Nature arcades, Global Inheritance strives year after year to raise the bar in inspirational and thought-provoking experiences. The initiatives are a joint effort between the nonprofit and the music festival to both inspire individuals as well as reduce the event’s environmental impact.

Global Inheritance x Coachella Programs 2016


You’re at the starting line but is your Carpoolchella squad set? Carpool with 4 or more to the festival, tag your ride and potentially win VIP Coachella Passes For Life – plus other amazing prizes.

TRASHed Art of Recycling

TRASHed Coachella turns 14! This year’s collection of redesigned recycling bins may be the best ever! Enjoy the art walk, and help keep bottles and cans off the festival grounds. TRASHed bins are donated to schools after the festival. Email us to nominate a school!

10 For 1 / Recycling Store

Your currency or credit cards are no good here…but we will take your empty bottles and cans! Pick up Coachella merchandise, a VIP upgrade, free meal, ferris wheel ride or possibly 2017 passes. Stop by with your recyclables and visit our locations in the main venue or camping.

Energy Playground

Cell phones get a little bit of extra juice with the help of Energy Seesaws

Saving Nature Claw Machine

The Saving Nature Claw Machine makes it’s debut at Coachella 2017! Festival attendees pick their animals, talk with our experts about endangered species across the globe, and how we all can help to preserve them. Then control the claw to win backstage passes, Saving Nature merchandise and brownie points from the animal kingdom.


Polar Bear Dating Game

This Polar Bear is looking for love and someone who can lead the way in saving the Arctic. Impress the bear with your knowledge and you could win two Coachella “guest” backstage passes for the weekend and a date with Ursus.

For additional info and/or to get involved, email

Volunteer For Global Inheritance at Coachella 2017 + Other Future Events

Global Inheritance is looking for forward-thinking, motivated, and bright individuals to help us at upcoming festivals + events!

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