Lucy Walker, Director of 'Waste Land', Follows Her Trash To The Landfill (PHOTOS & VIDEO)
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Director Lucy Walker spent months filming the stories of garbage pickers working at Rio de Janeiro's Jardim Gramacho, one of the world's largest landfills, for her 2011 Academy Award-nominated documentary, Waste Land. After her Waste Land experience, Lucy set out to learn what happens to Los Angeles' garbage with social innovators Max Lugavere and Jason Silva. (Make sure to watch the video at the end of the slideshow!)
jennifer724 said on 6 Wednesday 2011 pm31 4:42 pm:
I think this slideshow and video are really important reminders of how conscious we need to be about what is really trash (like that picture frame) and how much we need to cut back on what we throw into the trash. Recycling is key. We should also be donating used items instead of throwing them in the trash, so that they can go on to have another life, maybe even as a beautiful piece of art.