Watch An Orchestra Made Of Recycled Trash

This footage from a small town in Paraguay is heartbreaking and beautiful.

1. Cateura, Paraguay is an impoverished town that earns money by sorting garbage to sell to recycling companies.

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2. The town receives about 1,500 tons of garbage every day.

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3. And they use some of that garbage to make orchestra instruments for the children who live in Cateura.

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4. Like this cello made from an oil can, wood scraps, parts of a pasta machine found in the garbage.

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5. Here are some performances from the “Recycled Orchestra.”

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H/T NPR Music.

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