Junk Salvage

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There’s a lot of junk out there that creative and resourceful people are saving from the landfills and infusing with new life. We visit a store located at a landfill and talk with the manager and some regular customers about what they see and what they buy/sell. Down the street, we visit a true junk artist and hear about the source of his creations. Then we visit a big city recycling facility, learn about their innovative program for artists to utilize junk, and talk to an artist in residence about what she’s seeing.

Take a listen.

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Recycletown 3D Edddy and RAM

One Response to “Junk Salvage”

  1. Dorothy and Jeph, Thanx for your junk salvage piece and my little input regarding the grass roots communities feelings concerning reuse/recycle of household items, actually,there really isn’t any reason to buy ANYTHING new, is there? It is a shame that there are not more people like you guys, trying to get the big picture across to a world of lame assholes, whom will watch and wait, until it’ll be a half past too late, because there are soooo many people that need to be educated and made aware of earth’s delicate balance that we are tipping to a point of destruction. thanks for helping, and keep it up. you can never enlighten enough people!!!! Linda..Nothin New 5600 Gravenstein Hywy. So. , Sebastopol, Calif. 95472 (707) 328-2900 ( Cell)


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