Waste of a Nation – Garbage and Growth in India

Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey argue that in India the removal and reuse of waste lays waste to human lives.

By Assa Doron, Robin Jeffrey
Last Updated: Friday 27 April 2018 | 06:30:01 AM

People at the bottom are injured and stigmatized as they work with sewage, toxic chemicals, and rotting garbage. If India is to emerge as a model for the world, its policies will have to reach beyond the environment, to encompass empathy.

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