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February , 2019
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A heritage walk to examine landfills

Source: new indian express, Date: February , 2019

Delhi’s reckless consumerism produces tonnes of garbage every day that has now piled up in three landfills that are an eyesore in the city: Bhalswa, Ghazipur and Okhla. There are colonies of scavengers living near these sites that have been completely overlooked by the capital city that boasts of a spick and span Lutyens zone. They go to these toxic landfills each day, looking for plastic wares, milk packets, jute boris, glass bottles, copper wires, electronic wastes: anything that can help them earn bare minimum income in order to survive.

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