Check out trash art in Paraguay – Very Interesting

A film teaser released today entitled “Landfill Harmonic,” features “The Recycled Orchestra,” the creation of Favio Chávez, a landfill worker and musician. The film will feature Chávez and an inspiring group of children beating the odds in poverty stricken Cateura, Paraguay.

The town of Cateura was built virtually on top of a landfill. Situated along the banks of the Paraguay River, the landfill receives over 1,500 more tons of solid waste each day. Poor management of the waste has caused critical pollution to the most important water source in the country and threatens the health of it’s residents.

There are seven different neighborhoods built around the landfill, accounting for over 2500 families living in close proximity to dangerous waste.

Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/430560/landfill-harmonic-the-recycled-orchestra-of-paraguay/#ZDcSyGmym35TEhPw.99
http://www.inquisitr.com/430560/landfill-harmonic-the-recycled-orchestra-of-paraguay/

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