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It's a rubbish job at the protests

Every day, the collectors have to go in and clean up tonnes of garbage generated by the mass rallies, and they love it

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As the old saying goes: rubbish expands to fit the space allotted to it. And Bangkok's streets are pretty big. Enter the city garbage collectors who have to clear up the mess generated by the anti-government rallies. 

From early morning until late in the afternoon, an army of garbage collectors armed with brooms and water hoses descends on the city streets in the capital's heart occupied by protesters.

In Pathumwan district alone, almost 500 workers per shift are sent in to clean the three main protest sites at Lumpini Park, Ratchaprasong intersection and Pathumwan intersection.

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