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Brazilian Slum's Green Oasis a Boon to Recycling


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Cal
- 834 days ago - mnn.com
A former landfill for a Rio de Janeiro slum has been turned into a park thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers.



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Ela V. (84)
Monday June 18, 2012, 4:55 am
Great!
 

Lucy Bell (9)
Monday June 18, 2012, 5:44 am
Thank goodness for people like Mauro Quintanilha and his friends
 

Christeen Anderson (500)
Monday June 18, 2012, 6:08 am
Yea. Keep up the good work and thank you.
 

Tom Tree (254)
Monday June 18, 2012, 7:05 am
AWESOME!
 

paul m. (93)
Monday June 18, 2012, 8:10 am

Noted.....
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 18, 2012, 8:16 am
What a beautiful thing to do,making our planet more beautiful
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Monday June 18, 2012, 8:35 am
Wonderful.
 

D D. (102)
Monday June 18, 2012, 8:55 am
This is good news!
 

Robert O. (12)
Monday June 18, 2012, 11:11 am
Neat. Thanks Cal.
 

Terry V. (30)
Monday June 18, 2012, 11:16 am
WONDERFUL, good news : )
 

Kamila A. (141)
Monday June 18, 2012, 1:01 pm
That's fantastic news. Its amazing how a unified, small group of people can make big differences in the world.
 

Janet G. (0)
Monday June 18, 2012, 1:14 pm
Great achievement. Thanks for the article.
 

greenplanet e. (157)
Monday June 18, 2012, 6:36 pm
Good to hear.

We also need to change the rich/poverty divide.
 

christina t. (22)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 4:08 am
i just wish there were some more photos of this. what wonderful work. it is amzing what can be acheived with hard work and dedication.
 

Kate Kenner (200)
Tuesday June 19, 2012, 5:59 am
They turned a landfill into a park here but this sounds so much better. we have a field and a place to walk around and being a landfill it is high and so has nice views as well as being surrounded by trees. this park sounds so natural so satisfying as it was done by the people. I was hoping there would be an view of what it looks like now as it sounds beautiful. Maybe this will make people there more aware of the negative effects of not recycling and the amassing of trash.
Thank you for a nice follow up to the drilling in the Arctic.
 
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