Paris, City Of Garbage And Rats

  • Tons of stinking garbage and rubbish have piled up on the streets of Paris as sanitation workers continue their strike against pension reform, BBC reported. Notably, the city’s garbage collectors have been on strike since March 6 over  President Emmanuel Macron’s proposals to raise the pension age from 62 to 64.
  • In photos and videos shared on social media, garbage bags could be seen piling up on the city’s normally picturesque streets, forming shoulder-high piles of waste. Till Monday, more than 5,600 tonnes of uncollected garbage was piling up on the roads of the city. Three waste treatment sites have been blockaded and a fourth partially closed.
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