Rio Removes 61 Tons of Garbage After Weekend of Blocos

After more than one hundred blocos and 800,000 partygoers from last weekend's Pre-Carnival, Comlurb had its hands full to remove the 61 tons of garbage left behind.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With more than one hundred blocos and over 800,000 revelers taking over the streets of Rio this past weekend, the city's sanitation department, COMLURB, was faced with the arduous task of ensuring the short Rio workweek could return to some semblance of order by Monday (February 20th) morning.

According to city officials, following the Pre-Carnival festivities this past Friday (February 17th), Saturday (February 18th . . .

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