Waste Not, Want Not

More from Vanessa Ratjen and her Awesome-istic interviews. Today, we bring you Anna M, a woman who refuses to take waste for an answer.Anna MBy Vanessa Ratjen Anna says she’s received more than half a million cigarette butts in the mail this year. Gross? Maybe a little. But that’s a couple hundred kilos diverted from landfills, and it’s…

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electric waste orchestra

Electric Waste Orchestra

Electric Waste Orchestra sounds like an avant gard cross between doom metal and classical-inspired indie rock but actually it’s more literal than that. An “educational side project” started by Colten Jackson in Champaign, Illinois, the group takes electronic waste — hard drives, compact discs, cords and keyboards — and turns them into real functioning musical…

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