NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The parade to honor the World Cup-winning U.S. Women’s Soccer Team in the Canyon of Heroes Friday produced 29.6 tons of debris.
New York City officials said Monday that the Department of Sanitation was able to recycle 7.6 tons of paper.
The amount of trash collected was slightly smaller than other recent New York City parades.
The 2012 parade to honor the New York Giants produced 34 tons, while the 2009 Yankees parade created 56.5 tons.
The parade to honor the women’s team culminated in a ceremony at City Hall. All of the players received keys to the city.
The march drew tens of thousands of people, including many young girls who cheered wildly for the first all-female team honored with such a parade.
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