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Mexico City closes world's largest trash dump
Closing the dump will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 2 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, according to the city government. 
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Mexico City closes world's largest trash dump The closure of the Bordo Poniente dump is "a relevant advance for Mexico City" and will contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 2 million tons, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said
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People select garbage to recycle at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico

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A boy plays among garbage at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico City, Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Mexico City will close one of the world's largest dumps by Dec. 31 and will instead turn the garbage from millions of people into reusable materials and energy, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard announced Monday. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
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Birds fly over garbage at the Bordo Poniente landfill on the outskirts of Mexico City 

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A boy drinks a soda among garbage at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico . Mexico City will close one of the world's largest dumps by Dec. 31 and will instead turn the garbage from millions of people into reusable materials and energy, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard announced Monday.

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People select garbage to recycle at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico city.

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A damaged tires sit in a puddle at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico city,.

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Birds fly over garbage at the Bordo Poniente landfill on the outskirts of Mexico City 

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People select garbage to recycle at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico City.

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A boy selects garbage to recycle at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico City.

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A man walks past a bulldozer at the landfill Bordo Poniente on the outskirts of Mexico City.

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Mexico City closes world's largest trash dump

Closing the dump will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 2 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, according to the city government. 

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