Cleaners sweeping the streets after the Rio carnival
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How do you clean up after world's biggest carnival?

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.

  • 15 Feb 2013
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