04 Feb '12, 10pm

Robot Godzilla to Invade Coachella, Excrete Recyclables

Robot Godzilla to Invade Coachella, Excrete Recyclables

The dinosaurs went extinct. Hopefully we won't anytime soon, with some help from a giant Godzilla. I mean, T-Rex. And he's a robot, appearing at the Coachella music festival in California. You feed him your recyclables, and his poop is prized. The dinosaur, nicknamed Recyclosaurus Rex, is appearing in Indio courtesy of Global Inheritance , a Los Angeles nonprofit that's practically a fixture at summer concert extravaganzas. This group doesn't sing, unless you count the praises of recycling and renewable energy ... and creating a little awareness to mix in with loud music and, um, beverages. Coachella is doubling down for two weekends in April, with a lineup that includes The Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. Here's a video from last year's sustainability efforts at Coachella, which are in full effect and then some for 2012 . The robotic Rex, standing 20 feet t...

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