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Las Vegas New Year’s Eve Party Generates 14 Tons of Trash

The Clark County Public Works Department, casino cleanup crews and the Nevada Department of Transportation worked together to clean up the waste in roughly three hours.

A New Year’s Eve party on the Las Vegas Boulevard generated 14 tons of trash, which included items like confetti streamers, 12-packs of Tecate and Miller Lite, water bottles, party horns, festive hats, food, plastic bags, plastic cups and more.

After the celebration was over, the Clark County Public Works Department, casino cleanup crews and the Nevada Department of Transportation worked together to clean up the waste in roughly three hours.

The Los Angeles Times has more information:

What a messy end to 2016.

The Las Vegas Strip began jamming up with people hours before the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve and, as people are inclined to do, they brought a lot of stuff with them to celebrate the occasion.

There were confetti streamers, 12-packs of Tecate and Miller Lite, water bottles, party horns and festive hats. There were food and soda cans, plastic bags and giant plastic cups filled with booze. A few police officers cut a wide berth where some overzealous drinkers had left their mark in the middle of the street.

Read the full story here.

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