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Landfill Harmonic Orchestra: An Inspirational Composition

Landfill Harmonic Orchestra: An Inspirational Composition

This isn’t just another story of how recycled materials have been turned into new items. In a dumping ground alongside the Paraguay River where over 1,500 tons of waste enters everyday, polluting the waterways which are also the area’s drinking supply, are where around 500 recycling workers and their children hunt through castoffs and refuse, continually digging and sorting. Often referred to as a sea of garbage, the murky slum of Cateura, Paraguay is one of the poorest zones in the region, causing the polluted landfill the area is built upon to be the main source of available livelihood for… read more