In 2023, Cali Vibes will launch a series of environmental initiatives to account for our emissions, improve waste diversion, and pilot new programs and technologies. Having long cherished our California culture, of epic coastlines, blue ocean waters, and green vibes we stand committed to a future where unsustainable consumption becomes a thing of the past.
With every festival pass, a $5 Sustainability Fee is included to help support these sustainability goals and initiatives. Each contribution is a huge step in growing these ideas, and getting these operations and organizations off the ground. We look forward to making positive change, together.
We will work to reduce emissions by finding ways to produce more sustainably, design more efficiently, and reuse existing production and operational assets whenever possible focusing on key impact areas of:
Hiring local helps keep our travel emissions reduced. Our core festival production team, and the majority of our vendors are based in Southern California.
WATER & WATER REFILL STATIONS
In 2018, we launched an onsite festival waste management team at our Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals to increase the amount of materials we recycle and compost at the festival. In 2019, they helped us divert 94 tons* of mixed recycling and 93 tons* of compost. We look forward to launching the Green Vibes team at Cali Vibes 2023! (*2019 Rounded Figures)
Stay tuned closer to the festival for information on volunteering with the Green Vibes team!
To encourage food waste diversion, we will continue to donate unused / excess food to local non-profits and/or food shelters.
To support our surrounding communities, we will recycle all harvested aluminum from the festival, donating any proceeds to local non-profits or organizations.
Check back here closer to the festival for information about on-site activations, partnerships and test-pilot ideas to look out for on-site!