The Myanmar River Divers

Trash, Water, Get a Job

With flimsy handmade masks and weighted down with chains, Myanmar's traditional salvage divers can stay underwater for up to 30 minutes to haul debris from shipwrecks.

Riquimbili

Transport, Trash, Eat the Street

The Riquimbili, whose name is as untraceable as the parts that compose them, have become one of Cuba's preferred forms of transport.

LATIN LATAS

Dance, Back to Earth, Trash

The Latin Latas: Colombian music, Latino-American wit, homemade instruments and symphonies of junk.

DON YOLANDO MACHINES

Transport, Energy, Trash

This is the story of Cuban peasant Don Yolando Pérez Báez, a kind of magician who builds mechanical solutions to everyday problems.