The End of Jardim Gramacho Landfill: Daily

By Fiona Hurrell, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America's largest landfill site, Jardim Gramacho in Duque de Caixas, is set to shut down on May 6th. The closure, which was announced by Mayor Eduardo Paes earlier this week, will come just in time for Rio to host to the Rio+20 UN environmental conference.

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