Cleaners sweeping the streets after the Rio carnival
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Clean up after world's biggest carnival

Preliminary figures suggests there has been a 20% increase in rubbish left on the streets of Rio after the Carnival compared to last year.

Around 770 tonnes of rubbish have already been collected following the Rio carnival, according to the company in charge of cleaning the city's streets.

Preliminary figures suggests this represents a 20% increase in waste compared to last year.

BBC Mundo's Gerardo Lissardy reports on the huge operation.