Landfill Harmonic: Turning Trash Into Tchaikovsky

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The Recycled Orchestra

Cola Landfill Harmonic


In Cateura, Paraguay, hundreds of gancheros, or recyclers, search through massive piles of rubbish dumped around the outskirts of their town every day. Amid tossed out washing machines, refrigerators, commercial insulation and more, they work tirelessly to locate scrap metal and plastic that can be traded in for enough money to feed their families. Meanwhile, the men, women and children of the impoverished landfill city must live among the garbage, facing the daily hardships presented by their environmental situation. Continue Reading «Landfill Harmonic: Turning Trash Into…»