Latin America's biggest landfill nears its close in Rio


As Latin America's biggest landfill is nearing its close in Rio de Janeiro, the people who sort through the waste to make a living are worrying about their future.

Brazil's Jardim Gramacho was created on wetlands overlooking Rio's Guanabara Bay in the 1970s.

Currently, around 1,500 "catadores" - as the waste scavengers became known - depend on it for their livelihoods.

Eric Camara reports.

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