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TRASHed @ THE CAMP

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If you ever dreamed of Global Inheritance opening a really cool community space in Southern California.... your day has arrived! TRASHed @ The Camp launches this January in Costa Mesa, CA.  Global Inheritance is partnering with THE CAMP http://www.thecampsite.com to deliver a healthy helping of programs and events to get...
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Buy Milk to Help Support Global Inheritance and Blackout Sabbath!

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Global Inheritance has teamed up with fellow nonprofit organization, Blackout Sabbath (Founded by Rufus Wainwright),  and our friends at Focus Features to host a charity auction on eBay.Be the coolest person on the block, in the office or online when you invite up to 50 of your friends to view...
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Feel Good With A Global Inheritance T-Shirt

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Stylish on the streets, in your home or on skype... Global Inheritance Bamboo Shirts look amazing and feel even better.  This holiday season give the gift that gives back to your favorite 501c3 and we will include a special bonus item inside your package. Global Inheritance bamboo shirts...
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Power Your Holiday Decorations, An Iphone or Even Your TV Set!

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If you’re looking for something bigger than a shirt, Global Inheritance Plug & Play Energy Bikes are on sale this November/December for businesses, individuals and schools.  Prices available upon request. 100% of the proceeds go to Global Inheritance Energy FACTory initiative that showcases renewable energy sources throughout North America.Plug &...
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Public Displays of Affection :: Series One: Wrap-Up Report

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Thanks to examples of Public Displays of Affection filled the streets and underground of Los Angeles this past Tuesday. We received an overwhelming turnout at Union Station and apologize to everyone who didn’t get inside the venue because we reached capacity. On a positive note, this unique venue still provided those...
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Attention Tour Riders!!!!!!! Van Morrison Hits the Hollywood Bowl

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If you’re planning on venturing to the Van Morrison dates at the Hollywood Bowl on November 7th & 8th, do the smart thing and join the Tour Rider program. Tour Riders take the subway/bus/shuttle to the Hollywood Bowl. All Tour Riders then swing by the Tour Rider booth...
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Clean Air Clear Stars Concert Benefits Global Inheritance

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Global Inheritance partnered once again with Indie 103 and Vacancy Records for the 2nd annual Clean Air Clear Stars festival in Old  Pioneertown, California. Clean Air Clear Stars is a global cooling benefit event designed to raise awareness about the effects of global  warming on desert regions in the American...
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Public Displays Of Affection :: Series One: The Secret Machines at Union Station!

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The Public Displays Of Affection (PDA) is a go! What the heck is that? It is your chance to see a special performance by The Secret Machines, a DJ set by Shepard Fairey, and a photo exhibit from the Cobra Snake while you mingle with friends in historic Union Station...
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Pirates Get TRASHed On Treasure Island

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The TRASHed Recycling Store made a return voyage to Treasure Island Music Festival this year fueled by an insatiable appetite for the hard hitting music of Justice, TV On the Radio, The Raconteurs, Vampire Weekend, Hot Chip, and the opportunity to dole out  treasures for recyclables.Participants turned in water bottles...
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TRASHed & Red Bull Honors Soapbox Race Winners

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Global Inheritance & Red Bull teamed up to bring TRASHed:: Art of Recycling to the Red Bull Soapbox Racing crowd. Nine artists parlayed their creative talents to design tribute bins honoring past Red Bull Soapbox Race Winners (The A Team, Rollin Trollin, Deuces Wild and Many More).These redesigned...
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Public Displays of Affection :: Series Two: Wrap-Up Report

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The streets of Hollywood overflowed with Public Displays of Affection :: Series Two (PDA) this past Thursday as Ladytron, Great Northern, and DJ Taina performed a free show for all public transportation riders.With the support of, doors opened early as thousands flooded into the Hollywood & Highland Center using their...
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Harvey Goldsmith Getting TRASHed With Us!!!

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Live Aid co-founder and concert producer superstar, Harvey Goldsmith, paid us a visit to shoot a film in collaboration with Nokia and Virgin Atlantic.Four inspiring individuals were invited to make a film, using a Nokia N93i, on something that has motivated them to try to make a difference...
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Virgin Festival Toronto: Wrap-Up Report

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What makes Canada so special that Global Inheritance traveled at night in order to deal with kinder border-check officials? It's called Virgin Festival Toronto... one of the major highlights on the world festival circuit.Simply put, huge festivals with great talent on islands rule! Global Inheritance cruised onto Centre Island, bringing...
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Border Crossing :: Virgin Festival Calgary & Toronto Summer 2008

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Global Inheritance ventured up north to visit our friends, the Canadians, and run several great programs.   Last year’s Global Warming Chess episode was memorable. This year's menu included the return of the TRASHed Recycling Store, a solar powered computer lounge and camera/ipod charging station, a how-to-make biodiesel demonstrations...
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Tour Rider with Neil Diamond at the Hollywood Bowl

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Tour Rider says goodbye on October 1st and 2nd as we close out our season with Neil Diamond.If you really love Neil, try riding the bus and subway with the Diamond Decipahls. Concerts are 400% better when you’re traveling with a group as excited as you to hear “Coming to...
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Outside Lands/Treasure Island Festivals In San Francisco :: Making Bill Graham Proud

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In the past two years, San Francisco has come out swinging with super cool Outside Lands and Treacure Island Festivals. With the help of Another Planet and Discovery Channel's Planet Green network, we decided to bring the TRASHed Recycling Store to both. Everything went off without a hitch at Outside...
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Triple Header Weekend!

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A whole lot of Virgin Festival, All Points West & New American Music Union Festival. Just like El Nino, Global Inheritance took the east coast by storm and hit three major festivals on the same weekend!  TRASHed Recycling Store appeared at All Points West Music and Arts Festival across the...
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Teen Choice Awards :: Miley Cyrus = Green!

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Fox invited Global Inheritance to assist and design environmental programs at this year’s Teen Choice Awards.All the super hyped teenage ticket holders were encouraged to recycle, compost, carpool , ride the subway, take the bus,  power their phones on a bike, and scream, scream and scream for the...
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ESPN X Games 11 :: Home Depot Center July 31 August 3, 2008

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A shout out to one of our favorite partners....ESPN X Games. This is the 6th year in a row we’ve worked with the X Games . As always, we enjoyed our time with our friends at ESPN and X Games Environmentality.This year festival goers vacuumed the grounds of those darn...
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ESPN X Games 11 ::: Home Depot Center July 31 August 3, 2008

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A shout out to one of our favorite partners....ESPN X Games. This is the 6th year in a row we’ve worked with the X Games . As always, we enjoyed our time with our friends at ESPN and X Games Environmentality.This year festival goers vacuumed the grounds of those darn empty bottles and cans...
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The Bigger Picture presents "The 11th Hour"

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A special segment of the Sunset Cinema Series at the QuikSilverEdition Mission.Come chill with Global Inheritance and QuikSilverEdition as we present The Bigger Picture, our summer film screening series.Each screening will target a different issue and be hosted by members of the film's creative team. Our fourth screening on Friday...
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ESPY Awards


If you were tuning in or walking through LA Live in July, you may have witnessed the ESPY Awards.ESPY had some help from our Bike Power Team while powering up their pre event ceremonies.  Our Bike Team pedaled our special energy generating bikes to power blenders and get...
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Rothbury Festival: Wrap-Up Report

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Our arrival in Michigan was watered down by torrential downpour and thunderstorms, but the skies quickly cleared for a gorgeous 4th of July weekend on the beautiful grounds of the inaugural Rothbury Festival.With two TRASHed :: Recycling Stores on site, we were overwhelmed with festivalgoers who brought us bags upon...
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Rothbury Festival 2008 :: So Massive, the Festival Had Its Own Lake!

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This inaugural festival blazed out of the gate with the idea of breaking new ground in education and reducing the size of a festival carbon footprint. Nowhere could you have found a bigger, better 4th of July party this year than in northwestern Michigan - where over 40,000 fans of...
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Global Inheritance at the Summer X Games 13 in Los Angeles

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Global Inheritance returns to the Summer X Games this year with a slew of initiatives, including: TRASHed :: Recycling Store, X Rider, TRASHed :: Art of Recycling, Alternative Fuel RC Racing, and the Global Inheritance Charity. Teaming up with our friends at ESPN and Disney Enviromentality, each Global Inheritance initiative...
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Global Inheritance at the Virgin Mobile Festival in Baltimore

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The second annual Virgin Mobile Festival is the return of an amazing two-day music festival that will feature over 40 top artists performing on two stages, art installations and many other attractions. Collect empty bottles and cans found onsite and bring them to Global Inheritance's TRASHed :: Recycling Store, where...
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Virgin Festival Calgary: Wrap-Up Report

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The very first 2008 Canadian edition of Virgin Festival this past weekend, and Global Inheritance was there, recycling bags and awesome prizing ready. Through customs we brought skate decks, Logitech PSP cases, Molson cooler bags, t-shirts, Thievery Corporation CD's, Tegan & Sara merchandise, Motorola bluetooth headsets, 01 watches, Motorola RAZR2...
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Global Inheritance's summer 2008 tour!

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Global Inheritance is hitting the road, with even more festivals than ever before. We'll be criss-crossing from San Francisco to New York City, moseying our way up to Canada and down to New Orleans. Come find us at any of these events:Virgin Festival Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, June 21-22, 2008...
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Volunteer for Global Inheritance

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Hello world,If you currently reside in the United States or Canada or you plan to visit over the next three months, why not volunteer or intern for a nonprofit organization... say... Global Inheritance? It's new, interesting, creative, zero calories, exciting, empowering, and we just purchased a...
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Alter Eco/Coachella


Do you watch Entourage? Do you consider yourself more hip than your neighbor? Do you have cable?If you’ve said, yes, yes and yes....then tune in to Planet Gerent to watch Alter Eco. Global Inheritance is featured in two different episodes. One episodes highlights our different initiatives with Coachella (Energy FACTory...
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Coachella 2008: Wrap-Up Report

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Coachella 2008...Rogue Flying Pigs, Wild Train Rides, Prince's Crazy Tour Rider, and more. It's time to highlight our initiatives, release the photo galleries, say thank you to everyone involved, and provide a guided tour of yet another classic year at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival.Coachella Express: The best train...
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Coachella 2008: The final update...

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Coachella is around the corner...We'd love to see you if you're in the neighborhood! For those of you off pet shopping on Komodo Island, or if haven't left your home since 1967, we will post images on our website. Still interested in attending? Buy your tickets at the Coachella website.If...
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The Coachella Express has arrived!

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In our efforts to get festivalgoers back on track... Amtrak, Coachella Music & Arts Festival, and Global Inheritance present the Coachella Express.This will be the first time ever that a music festival charters a free train for festivalgoers. Our goal is to reintroduce the train experience in the west, lower...
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Global Inheritance partners with Panic At The Disco's Honda Civic Tour

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Panic at the Disco recently announced their upcoming tour sponsored by the Honda Civic. And guess who they're partnering with to help execute their environmental initiatives? Us! Global Inheritance's energy-producing bikes will be traveling across the country with one of the hottest bands around.Tour de Panic will allow Honda Civic...
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Global Inheritance at Ultra Music Festival in Miami

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Global Inheritance takes a biodiesel helicopter with Crockett and Tubbs to Miami for Ultra Music Festival 2008! All East Coast and Latin America Global Inheritance fans listen up, be sure to head down to Florida to check out the TRASHed :: Recycling Store at the Ultra Music Festival on March...
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Planet Green powers Global Inheritance!

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Global Inheritance will have more reach than ever this summer thanks to our friends at Planet Green.Discovery Communications' newest 24-hour television network launching June 4, 2008, Planet Green is dedicated exclusively to environmentally conscious programming. Planet Green is partnering with Global Inheritance to bring our environmental initiatives to even more...
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Rufus Wainwright's Blackout Sabbath in New York City

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Lights out! Global Inheritance is assisting our friend Rufus Wainwright with his new project, Blackout Sabbath, to get people to live in darkness for 12 hours on summer solstice to reevaluate their environmental impact on the world.Inspired by the New York City blackout a few years ago, Rufus felt that...
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Coachella 2008: Just around the corner...

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The Energy FACTory powers up for this year's edition of Coachella! The Energy FACTory, which debuted at Coachella in 2007, returns to Indio with a new look, a massive 40+ ft. clock tower, and many more features powered by wind, solar, manmade, ethanol, and more.The Energy FACTory focuses on the...
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Global Inheritance announces the POSTed :: Education Through Poster Art initiative

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Attention all pack rats, Boost Mobile is launching a recycling initiative that will free up your drawer space! With the help of ReCellular, Boost Mobile will now recycle your old cell phones. All proceeds from the recycling effort will go to benefit our brand new POSTed :: Education Through Poster...
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Think Big Exhibit: Wrap-Up Report

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The Think Big: A Traveling Exhibit of 40 Artists Painting Mini Recycling Bins exhibit went swimmingly! Thanks to everyone who attended our art show. If you missed it, please stop crying and hyperventilating. It’s very likely that the bins will travel to a nearby art gallery. We’ll keep...
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Winter X Games 12: Wrap-Up Report

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Global Inheritance hit the Aspen, Colorado slopes at the Winter X Games 12 with two smash-hit initiatives that swept the mountainside clean of bottles and cans: TRASHed :: Recycling Store and Art Of Recycling programs. Thanks to everyone who helped make this year’s activities at the Winter X Games the...
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Global Inheritance partners with Planet Green

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Global Inheritance is pleased to announce its 2008 partnership with Discovery’s new channel, Planet Green – the first 24-hour eco-lifestyle channel dedicated to making a difference by providing tools, information and content that will enlighten, empower and most importantly, entertain.Global Inheritance, along with nine of the world’s leading non-profit environmental...
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Coachella 2008: Global Inheritance's big project...


We are really excited about our brand spaking new initiative this year with the Coachella Music & Art Festival. The other years were great. This year is true love. It’s so cool we haven’t slept since watching Carson Daly's New Year's Eve Countdown! This top-secret project will go down in...
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Global Inheritance in the press!


We've recently been featured in a few publications. And guess what... all the stories can be found online! It's always nice to have the support of people and businesses, but ultimately, everything comes down to the individual. Thanks to all for furthering our efforts and knocking down doors to spread...
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Global Inheritance at the Winter X Games 12 in Aspen

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Get your skis or boards out of storage and start warming up the cocoa because Global Inheritance is bringing back the TRASHed :: Recycling Store to the Winter X Games 12 in Aspen, Colorado with our friends Disney Enviromentality.In case you’ve forgotten, the TRASHed :: Recycling Store is a store...
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Think Big: A Traveling Exhibit of 40 Artists Painting Mini Recycling Bins

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Everybody scoffed when we said we wanted to redesign mini recycling bins and then display them in an art gallery for the whole world to see. But now look who's having the last laugh. That's right, that would be us.Global Inheritance will be showing forty mini recycling bins designed by...
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