Mexico City closes trash dump to recycle

Associated Press
People select garbage to recycle 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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Mexico City will close one of the world's largest garbage dumps by Dec. 31 and will instead turn the garbage from millions of people into reusable materials and energy, Mayor Marcelo Ebrard announced.

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