French blogger spurs town to clean up 2 tons of trash from global tourist spot

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A 25-year-old tourist’s calls on his social networks for people to clean up trash strewn around the world-famous Uyuni Salt Flats Train Graveyard in Bolivia got immediate results.

In a matter of days, blogger Alexis Dessard raised the municipality along with peoples of all ages in the community, soldiers, labor unions, and other organizations in an all-out effort to clean up the area; Hundreds of people collected more than 4k lbs of litter which had been accumulating for years.

By Milan Sime Martinic