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This San Francisco art exhibit takes another look at trash

Clip: 05/20/2019 | 5m 42s

In San Francisco, art enthusiasts recently gathered for an exhibition of unusual pieces, in which every material used came from the nearby city dump. The works represented the culmination of an artist residency at Recology, San Francisco’s waste and recycling company. As special correspondent Cat Wise reports, artists hope the trash's transformation will also spark new ways of thinking.

Aired: 05/20/19

Rating: NR

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