Landfill Harmonic – The Recycled Orchestra

There are no limits to creativity! And really, it is not a lie: You CAN do anything, if you want it bad enough… People from this video are inspiration that will last me more than a day:)

Spread a word about this amazing project: Landfill Harmonic!

The world generates about a billion tons of garbage a year. Those who live with it and from it are the poor – like the people of Cateura, Paraguay. And here they are transforming it into beauty. Landfill Harmonic follows the Orchestra as it takes its inspiring spectacle of trash-into-music around the world. Follow the lives of a garbage picker, a music teacher and a group of children from a Paraguayan slum that out of necessity started creating instruments entirely out of garbage. Landfill Harmonic is a beautiful story about the transformative power of music, which also highlights two vital issues of our times: poverty and waste pollution. 


As they say, The world sends them garbage, they send back music!

But my favorite of favorite quotes is:

People realize we shouldn’t throw away trash carelessly.
Well, we shouldn’t throw away people either…


The Recycled Orchestra is currently traveling with the musical legends Metallica on their South American concert tour. They started on March 16th in Bogota, Colombia!
March 24th they will be in Asuncion, Paraguay! March 27th- Santiago, Chile, and March 29th & 30th- they will be in Buenos Aires, Argentina!

landfill harmonic with metallica

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