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You've probably seen these?

You've probably seen these?

girls powering with urine
Nigerian Teenagers Girls Invent a Urine-Powered Generator

garbage orchestra
Landfill harmonic (la orquesta reciclada)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qepm9JV2rtE

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  1. Hey Janet, aren't they just fantastic?! In a similar vein,I really loved Wasteland, a doco about the biggest landfill in the world & community art project based there, facilitated by Vik Munoz.
    Great music by Moby too. Worth a look! ;)

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  2. yes i think we humans need to find solutions in rubbish somehow. it is interesting that cities produce a lot of urine so perhaps they can be powered by their waste. i don't know if it is scalable but it makes you think differently about always looking to nature to give us resources.

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  3. makes me rethink what we really mean by "waste" !

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